Rejoinder from East Java Office of the Environment
IN connection with an article in last week’s Tempo titled Hazardous Waste at the Military Bases, I wish to respond and make a rejoinder about several things.
1. Regarding compilation and assessment of environmental documents (UKL-UPL), the collection and usage of fly ash and bottom ash into base materials for cement blocks (batako) was conducted by the Airforce Primary Cooperative (Primkopau) I Surabaya Airfield. In accordance with Government Regulation No. 27/2012 on Environmental Permits, basically, the compilation and substance of the document is compliant and fulfils competence standards.
2. The p...