Hazardous Waste in Military Grounds
It is inappropriate that the Indonesian Military (TNI) is allowing their headquarters to become a dumping place for hazardous and toxic wastes.
Dumped and left to fester without prior treatment, the industrial wastes are polluting the environment and is a public threat to the health of residents in the vicinity, including the occupants of the self-same headquarters.
Through the services of several garbage transporters, hazardous and toxic wastes are being dumped at eight locations of TNI HQs, including three Airforce bases, in East Java. The toxic materials include the sludge remains a...