Prosecution postponed in Johor chemical waste dumping case

Published on 14 Mar 2019 12:33:25 PM

The prosecution of the owner of an illegal tyre recycling factory who allegedly dumped chemical waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang and triggered a health crisis has had to be postponed.

Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal said the Office of the Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) has asked the Department of Environment (DoE) to obtain additional information on the matter.