PRO­LIF­ER­A­TION OF QUAR­RIES

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

THE 2015 Au­di­tor-Gen­eral’s re­port Series 2 pointed a 20.5% in­crease in the num­ber of quar­ries op­er­at­ing in the coun­try over a three-year pe­riod. Au­di­torGen­eral Tan Sri Am­brin Buang said that there has been an in­crease of 64 quar­ries within the pe­riod. Point­ing out that the over­all man­age­ment of the quar­ries to be sat­is­fac­tory, Am­brin, how­ever, noted sev­eral weak­nesses con­cern­ing the con­trol of buf­fer zone, dust pol­lu­tion con­trol, sil­ta­tion pond main­te­nance and waste dis­posal which did not com­ply with stip­u­lated reg­u­la­tions.

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