Selangor flouting own plan to protect Kuala Langat forest

Sheridan Mahavera

Kuala Langat Forest Reserve is now the subject of fierce debate as the Selangor government appears set on reversing previous commitments to protect the area, instead to carve it up for development. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, February 23, 2020.

THE Kuala Langat North permanent forest reserve is considered an “environmentally sensitive area” in the Selangor Structure Plan 2035, a document to guide development in the state.

The forest reserve’s (HSK) special status is further reinforced in the Kuala Langat local plan 2018 (RT2018), which details proposed land use at district level.

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