Three factories identified as likely sources of Pasir Gudang pollution — DOE

JOHOR BAHRU (July 18): The Department of Environment (DoE) has identified three chemical-based factories as the likely sources of the air pollution in Pasir Gudang last month The department’s director-general Norlin Jaafar said all three factories were found to have high levels of methyl mercaptan readings and were located within a three-kilometre radius of Sekolah Agama Taman Mawar and Sekolah Kebangsaan Pasir Gudang 4.

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The return of the haze

GEORGE TOWN (August 8): Indonesian farmers have reportedly begun their usual slash-and-burn, resulting in a rise of Air Pollution Index (API) across Malaysia.

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