MESTECC forms scientific committee to find cause of contamination in Pasir Gudang

JOHOR BAHRU, March 15 (Bernama) — The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) today set up a scientific committee to study the causes and solutions for the chemical waste pollution in Pasir Gudang.

Its minister Yeo Bee Yin said the main aim of the committee would be to assist the state disaster committee conduct a scientific investigation into the incident.

The committee is necessary because after the cleaning-up is done, we still do not know if it is safe and we need a scientific study to get to the correct decision, she told reporters at the Operations Centre of the Disaster Aid Management Committee at Menara Aqabah, Pasir Gudang Municipal Council here today.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)