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Media Statement 12 December 2019
Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) refers to the media statement issued by (PKNP - Perak State Development Corporation) that was covered by several local media.
The statement states that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report for the proposed orchard development at Perak Hi-Tech in Lot PT 253408 and 253409 was approved by the Department of Environment (DoE) on 21 June 2009.
Based on DOE’s stipulation, the validity of an EIA report is only two years from the date of the letter of approval is issued.
At present, the activity in the project area is logging for the purpose of converting the forest to other land use covering 151.49 hectares of land at Lot PT 253408 and PT 253409 from 1 November 2019 to 30 January 2020.Read more
The Malay Mail April 21, 2016
SHAH ALAM, April 21 — Selangor must stop opening up its forest reserves for development, especially on two controversial highway projects, six activist groups said today after a lawmaker warned of an impending water shortage.
Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia (PEKA Malaysia), Sahabat Alam Malaysia, Malaysian Nature Society (MNS), Save Greenlungs, Say No TO SUKE (SNTS) and Say No To Dash (SNTD) urged Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali to prioritise the people’s wellbeing ahead of infrastructure projects. Click to read