The dumb side to dumpsites

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2006) The dumb side to dumpsites. New Sunday Times.

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Nowadays, mega projects are hardly in the news, except the one about a bridge that is not to be. Today’s headlines tend to be more on the megamess of sorts, viz environmental degradation, polluted air and rivers, smelly water and, more recently, poorly managed dumpsites. These give the impression that our development thus far has not been balanced and, less still, sustainable. Take the case of the Sungai Kembong open dumpsite near Semenyih, for example. This is a preIndependence dumpsite, over 50 years old, built at a time when there were no laws to govern its construction and maintenance.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD172-193.5 Environmental pollution
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2017 02:07
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2017 02:07

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