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Foul stench at Pasir Gudang school from sewage treatment plant

The foul stench which caused a number of students at the SK Taman Pasir Putih in Pasir Gudang to experience vomiting, shortness of breath and dizziness yesterday, is believed to have originated from a nearby sewage treatment plant. State Local

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Haze condition worsens in Sri Aman, Miri

KUCHING: After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak. According to Department of Environment data, the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading for Sri Aman at 10 am was 241 (very unhealthy air quality)

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Miri still suffering from horrible haze

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality in the Miri division in Sarawak is still at the hazardous level with the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading at 345, as of 10 pm. The Department of Environment (DOE) said the peak API reading was

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DOE: Pasir Gudang air quality normal for past four days

JOHOR BARU: Gas readings taken at 14 schools in the Pasir Gudang area from July 18 to 21 were normal, the Department of Environment (DOE) said in a statement. The readings were aimed at tracing Acrolein, Acrylonitrile, Methyl Mercaptan and

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Pasir Gudang pollution: Another 39 students suffer breathing difficulties

JOHOR BARU: Another 39 students from five schools in Pasir Gudang experienced breathing difficulties and vomiting, suspected to be caused by air pollution. The incident happened yesterday just when the Department of Environment (DOE) announced it would take action against

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DOE: Three factories identified as Pasir Gudang polluters

JOHOR BAHRU: The Department of Environment (DoE) has identified three chemical-based factories as the likely sources of the air pollution in Pasir Gudang last month. DOE’s director-general Norlin Jaafar, said all three factories were found to have high levels of

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DOE raided three illegal factories

PASIR GUDANG: Three factories believed to be operating illegally were raided and action taken against them by enforcement authorities in an integrated operations after the recent incident where residents suffered breathing difficulties and vomiting. Director of the Johor Department of

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