Tanjung Bungah landslide site was the very first case highlighted by Penang Hills Watch

Tanjung Bungah landslide site was the very first case highlighted by Penang Hills Watch

Of the dozens of cases of hill clearing highlighted by Penang Hills Watch, the site of the disaster this morning was the first in a series of dozens of cases brought to the attention of local authorities earlier this year.

The disaster site today was case number 1 out of an initial list of 29 cases for which Penang Hill Watch, an initiative of Penang Forum, sought clarification from the state government. 

The state government’s response on 26 January 2017 was “Kerja tanah dalam pemantauan” (the earthwork is being monitored). (The earthwork had been approved on 30 June 2015.)

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