Taking Toxic Waste Off the Hazardous Waste List
Friday, 11 June 2021
The Environment and Forestry Ministry issued a ministerial regulation which becomes the basis of implementing rules for toxic and hazardous waste processing. There seems to be a bias towards businesses.
A TRUCK is carrying material from the Tanjung Jati B Steam Power Plant (PLTU) in Jepara, Central Java, on Tuesday, May 25. The truck’s huge body crawls towards a heap of black-colored material not far from power station units 5 and 6. In the field measuring 22 hectares, the truck stopped, and unloaded all its cargo. The field is a storage space for ashes from coal burning. “It may already be filled up by 2026,” Grahita Muhammad,...
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