Indonesia prone B3 Waste

Bogor, May 25, 2007

Today is suspected of more than 400 million metric tons of B3 waste generated worldwide each year, and 10% of that amount comes from industrial activities across national borders.

The Indonesian archipelago is very vulnerable to displacement B3 waste illegally, as well as to the potential contamination that may arise from the displacement of the B3 waste.

Has recently been discovered thousands of cubic meters of toxic materials and hazardous waste (B3) has been deposited along the coast Tanjunguncang, Batam. Waste that is planted in the form of washing the dirty oil jet boat. While waste is left open the sand blastink residual zinc smelting. Electronics companies in Batam send waste containing mercury in estuaries around the coast of the northern coast of the island of Batam.

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