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Maintenance dredging at Penang Port under probe after thousands of fishes found dead ashore

Published on 14 Aug 2019 10:14:01 PM

Maintenance dredging of Penang Port is under investigation after a dredger was spotted leaving the harbour waters with a thick sediment plume behind it, a day before tens of thousands of fish died in Teluk Bahang, Penang.

State Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said he has called for an immediate investigation after a fisherman lodged a police report on Tuesday.