Do Not Grant License For Operation Of Lead-Acid Battery Manufacturing Plant In Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Selangor
Press Statement 14 August 2019
Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) urges the Selangor State Government and related government departments to reconsider the granting of the license to operate the lead-acid battery manufacturing plant in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, which is due in late August. SAM views that it is unsuitable to operate the plant close to residential areas because the community will be exposed to pollution that can threaten their health.
Lead smelting works is hazardous to be conducted in the village. If this continues, the community is at risk of long-term health problem.Read more