The Penang state government must reveal who are the real current owners of the illegal quarry in Teluk Bahang, which has devastated the hills there.
Long before the expose in the Star yesterday, Penang Hills Watch had highlighted the clearing to the state government in March 2017 – more than two years ago. The state government responded that this was former quarry land and it was mulling legal action against the clearing and the owner would be required to restore the hill. A year earlier, in 2016, a stop work order had been issued.
So how were operations continuing in 2019?
Check out this statement by Sahabat Alam Malaysia.
Such is the wanton disregard for the environment in our country.