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A looming pollution crisis up north?

Professor Chan Ngai Weng, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and President, Water Watch Penang

07-Feb-20 14:30

A looming pollution crisis up north?

Environmentalists have issued a clarion call to the authorities, after a second illegal dumping site was discovered along Sungai Muda, which is a main water source for Kedah and Penang. The area is filled with e-waste, raising concerns of a looming pollution crisis amid a water shortage caused by the current dry spell in the region. We find out what's happening up north.


Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek


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