Saturday, July 23, 2011

Penang pondering rigid measures to fight haze

Saturday July 23, 2011

GEORGE TOWN: Stemming from the persistent haze covering the country, the Penang government is now contemplating strict enforcement to stamp out open burning.

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the state would take the necessary measures to halt any activities that would worsen the situation.

“Should the haze get any worse, we will look at strictly enforcing a ban on open burning throughout the state,” he said, adding that the state was constantly monitoring the situation.

Since the beginning of the month, haze in Penang was recorded in the ‘moderate’ level under the Air Pollution Index (API) readings, which is made available daily.

It was reported that the haze now had emanated from rampant hotspots in neighbouring Sumatra.


pilocarpine said...

Air Pollution Index (API) readings, which is made available daily where?

Admin said...

Anonymous said...

What is the federal govt doing to extinguish this annual haze coming from other countries. Blaming the jews again (your favorite punching bag)?

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