SAM: Reclamation ruining mangroves and livelihood

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 16 Mar 2017

Excavators operating at the site of the proposed project at Kampung Tepi Laut near Kuala Kedah.

ALOR SETAR: Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) has urged the Kedah Department of Environment to stop a reclamation project taking place in Kampung Tepi Laut near Kuala Kedah here.

SAM president S.M. Mohamed Idris said the project had contravened environmental regulations and destroyed the area’s mangroves, adding that this would threaten the coastal fishermen’s source of income.

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