Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Toxic waste dumped in the southern state of Johor has sparked off environmental and health fears. The waste was reportedly brought in from Singapore by illegal dumping syndicates.
Samples of the waste material have been collected to determine the level of toxicity. Initial investigations suggest that most of the waste was residual paint, paint sludge and chemical sludge left by factories.