JOHOR BAHRU (April 25): A Singaporean company director wanted in connection with the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang, last month has surrendered to the police.
JOHOR BAHRU (March 26): Two directors of a used tyre processing company were each charged at the Sessions Court here again yesterday, with 15 offences involving the disposal of scheduled wastes and air pollution in Sg Kim Kim, Pasir Gudang, early this month.
JOHOR BAHRU (March 25): A lorry driver and two company directors were charged at the Sessions Court here today with disposing and abetting in the disposal of scheduled wastes, namely oil wastes and sludges, into the Kim Kim river in Pasir Gudang on March 7.
JOHOR BAHRU (March 18): Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said police have several leads on the suspect involved with the dumping of chemical waste in the Kim Kim River, Pasir Gudang.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Global Environment Centre (GEC) has urged the government, especially the Department of Environment (DoE) to ensure that the parties responsible for dumping toxic or chemical waste into any river in the country will pay the cost of rehabilitation of the river, as well as the cost of treatment of people who suffer from the health effects of the pollution.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The main focus now in addressing the Pasir Gudang chemical pollution problem is to complete a river purification exercise within the next one week, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Dewan Rakyat is to debate today an emergency motion on the pollution crisis triggered by the dumping of chemical waste in a river in Pasir Gudang, Johor.
JOHOR BAHRU (March 12): Three men including two factory owners were detained for suspected disposing of chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim, in Pasir Gudang, near here, last Thursday.
JOHOR BAHRU (March 12): The number of victims in the dumping of toxic waste into Sungai Kim Kim last Thursday has risen dramatically to 207 people as at 11pm last night following a second wave of attack which took place at noon yesterday.