Activist groups wrong on peat swamp project, EIA was done, says Selangor

Aminah Farid

The Selangor State Agricultural Development Corporation says an Environmental Impact Assessment has already green-lighted development in the Sabak Bernam peat swamp forest. – Pic courtesy of Mongabay, April 8, 2021.

THE Selangor State Agricultural Development Corporation (PKPS) has denied an allegation that it did not conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study before clearing out some 970ha of peat swamp forest in Sabak Bernam, Selangor.

“The statement that PKPS did not conduct an EIA is absolutely false,” it said in a statement to The Malaysian Insight.

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