Lynas presses on with plans for permanent disposal facility in Pahang

The early stages of processing rare earth ore, which take place at Lynas' Kuantan plant, produce radioactive material, a source of controversy for the company. – EPA pic, May 7, 2019.

LYNAS Corp is pushing ahead with plans to build a permanent disposal facility (PDF) for low-level radioactive waste from its Kuantan plant, despite uncertainty over the Australian firm’s future in Malaysia.

The Australian Financial Review reported the rare earth company as saying it is prepared to comply with a Putrajaya committee’s recommendation on its Gebeng operations, to build a PDF for stockpiled waste.

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