Act tough to curb illegal clearing

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  • Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Fiepic of Bukit Relau, infamously known as ‘Botak Hill’, showing a bald patch as seen from the Penang Bridge.

IN the past month, the media has highlighted a string of land-clearing activities – the latest being at a hillslope near the Teluk Bahang dam.

Massive clearing along the Penang Hill range reported by The Star two weeks ago was followed by a statement from the state government that a Penang Hill Land Working Committee had been set up.

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