Even with the shock of the Kim Kim River incident in Johor nonetheless current, one other blatant misuse of our rivers has already change into a trigger for concern because it went viral on Twitter.
With some 2.43 tonnes of poisonous waste being collected from the Kim Kim River (on the time of writing), you’d assume that individuals could be a bit extra conscious of dumping something into rivers for now.
However that’s not the case.
I recieved this video from a pal at Outdated Klang Street, KL. Have a look, on how waste supplies flows instantly into our rivers. YB @teresakok / YB @KhalidSamad please take related motion on this as quickly as doable. We won’t afford to have one other Pasir Gudang once more. pic.twitter.com/M71IhKKGQU
— Mathis Sarawanan (@mathissarawanan) March 23, 2019
A netizen took to Twitter sharing a video taken of what’s believed to be taking place at Outdated Klang Street, Kuala Lumpur.
The 44-second video confirmed a gradual stream of darkish matter being launched into the river — a transparent case of questionable waste administration apply.
The tweet writes, “Have a look on how waste supplies circulation instantly into our rivers.”
The tweet tagged each Seputeh MP Teresa Kok and Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad in search of their consideration on the matter.
“We will’t afford to have one other Pasir Gudang once more.”
This being a case of “too little too late (Sudah terhantuk baru terngadah)”, Malaysians both have short-term reminiscence loss or don’t appear to care that the environment is being destroyed.
The river itself modified from Teh Tarik to Kopi Gao in color in lower than two hours.
Involved with the dearth of accountability on the a part of the offender, netizen commenting on the put up shared the hotline for Environmental Division or Jabatan Alam Sekitar (JAS).
It’s the time that we too do our half by reporting actions that we really feel could also be hazardous to not simply the surroundings however the livelihood of fellow Malaysians.
Do our half, in order that we are able to keep away from one other tragedy just like the Kim Kim River tragedy from repeating itself.
Additionally learn: 2.four Tonnes Of Poisonous Waste Collected From Kim Kim River Throughout Clear-Up Efforts