When information first emerged that Lynas was mulling to retailer its radioactive waste in Bukit Ketam, Kuantan final 12 months, each the agency and the Pahang authorities had been out in power to defend the plan.
Lynas insisted the location didn’t sit in a water catchment space and threatened to sue critics whereas Pahang Menteri Besar Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail declared he visited the location and didn’t find one.
Now, the Environmental Impression Evaluation (EIA) for Lynas’ everlasting disposal facility (PDF) has contradicted them.
“The proposed undertaking web site is positioned throughout the Sungai Riau catchment,” mentioned the EIA report. Lynas had but to answer a request for remark on the time of writing.
Muhyiddin Yassin and Bersatu in Pagoh and the remainder of the state, claiming that their rivals have poor help.
State social gathering chief Hasni Mohamad (above) claimed that surveys discovered that in Pagoh, help for Muhyiddin’s Perikatan Nasional coalition is 19.eight %, whereas BN has 24.four %, and Muafakat Nasional (Umno and PAS) 37.1 %.