Maintenance key to addressing environmental issues, says activist


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  • Sunday, 23 Apr 2017

PETALING JAYA: Most of the problems pertaining to the environment in the country today stem from issues of poor maintenance, veteran environmentalist Gurmit Singh K.S. said.

Speaking at the launch of his book Memoirs of a Malaysian Eco-Activist, the Penang-born activist said Malaysians were very good at constructing new things, but terrible at keeping them maintained.

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