New Selangor policies aim to hit river polluters hard


Selangor infrastructure and public amenities, agriculture modernisation and agro-based industry committee chairman Izham Hashim. - Filepic/The Star

THE Selangor government will be introducing the Zero Discharge Policy and Polluters Pay Principle by the third quarter of this year as deterrents against pollution of rivers and to ensure zero discharge into water sources.

“Under the Zero Discharge Policy, industries and factories have to pay for whatever they discharge into a river, even if it doesn’t cause pollution,” said Selangor infrastructure and public amenities, agriculture modernisation and agro-based industry committee chairman Izham Hashim.

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