Feeling the Heat
Monday, 14 September 2020
There is concern that a number of articles in the job creation bill may weaken environenmental law enforcement. The bill poses a new threat to forests and peatlands.
RAYNALDO G. Sembiring carefully watched the job creation bill working committee meeting on Wednesday, September 2. As he followed the meeting online on TV Parlemen, the Indonesian Centre for Environment Law executive director was still worried that the bill, part of the planned omnibus law, would weaken environmental and forestry law enforcement. “The job creation bill systematically relaxes permits, public participation, and law enfor...
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