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.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan


Annual Plan


Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Environment , Johor , oil spill


Next In Nation

Opposition MPs stage walkout over 'due process', Pendang rep suspended
130kg of seafood seized in Sabah crackdown on fish bombing
NCA controversy blocked Sabah from cashing in on carbon credit trade, says Kitingan's aide
Enforcing build-then-sell policy depends on economic recovery, Nga tells Dewan Rakyat
MCA celebrates its 75th anniversary, Dr Wee vows to carry on its struggle and be the people's voice
Man claims trial to cheating contractor off RM150,000
Green light for Penang International Airport expansion project
Malaysia and Cambodia to accelerate cooperation in several crucial areas, says PM
1MDB trial adjourned as Shafee falls ill
Four motions by Dr Wee to be answered in Parliament

Others Also Read