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Authorities use air purifier to protect Taj Mahal from pollution

NEW DELHI: Authorities in India’s Uttar Pradesh state have placed an air purifier at the Taj Mahal to protect the iconic Mughal-era monument in Agra from toxic pollution that has hit northern India. The air purifier vehicle deployed at the

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Yeo: No more chemical factory in Pasir Gudang

JOHOR BAHRU: The government will not approve any more application for the construction of new chemical plants in Pasir Gudang to ensure a more sustainable development in the area, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climatic Change Minister Yeo Bee

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Wan Azizah: No need to close schools in Pasir Gudang

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said there is no need for schools in Pasir Gudang to be closed for the time being. She said checks by the Department of Environment (DOE) at 72

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Yeo: Three pollutant gases detected in Pasir Gudang

PUTRAJAYA: Three gases were detected in the atmosphere during the recent severe air pollution in Pasir Gudang, one of which was methyl mercaptan gas, and the presence of which was an anomaly, Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister

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Pasir Gudang pollution: The government is bumbling all the way

PUCHONG: In March, the state of Johor was got a rude shock when nearly 2,000 people living near Sungai Kim Kim, Pasir Gudang was affected by toxic fumes emanating from the heavily-polluted river. The pollution was so bad that the

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Wan Azizah: Gov’t yet to decide on quantum of compensation for Sungai Kim Kim pollution victims

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today the government has yet to decide on the quantum of compensation for the people affected by toxic fumes resulting from the dumping of chemical waste into

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Dewan Rakyat to debate Pasir Gudang pollution crisis

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14: The Dewan Rakyat is to debate today an emergency motion on the pollution crisis triggered by the dumping of chemical waste in a river in Pasir Gudang, Johor. Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof allowed the

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