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Fri 04 Mar 2005

Malaysian PM decries environmental damage

Category : malaysia

'Malaysia's PM Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (a.k.a. "Pak Lah") shocked by land degradation around a controversial agricultural park declared a series of measures to save and protect the countryŐs environment that he said was the nationŐs heritage.'

"Sadly, we don't seem to appreciate the vast natural resources, rivers, beaches, highlands and our rich wildlife which is amongst the best in the world.

"We fell our trees, pollute our beaches and rivers, and contaminate the very source of clean water we need for drinking."

The proposed changes to EIA rules would cover the marina project in Pulau Tioman.

See "Pak Lah shocked!" on Screenshots which has followed the controversy since it broke on Utusan Malaysia.

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