Factory owner linked to spill


Fighting pollution: Workers from the factory believed to be the cause of the oil spill arranging fabric sheets to contain oil in Sungai Johor and (inset) collecting spent sheets.

JOHOR BARU: The owner of a factory that may have caused an oil spill in Sungai Johor could face legal action for negligence.

If the water samples collected from the drains near the factory in Felda Taib Andak, Kulaijaya, and Sungai Johor match, the factory owner could be charged soon, said state Department of Environment director Mokhtar Abdul Majid.

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