The Star Online – Opponents of Lynas to file suit

Stop Lynas Coalition (SLC) to file a court injunction by one of its group members, the Anti-Rare Earth Refinery Action Group (Badar) to put a stop to the Lynas Advanced Material Plant project in Gebeng, Kuantan, Pahang.

Saturday January 28, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Opponents of the controversial Lynas Advanced Material Plant in Pahang will file a court injunction to put a stop to the project.

The suit, which will be filed at the Kuala Lumpur High Court in the next few days, seeks to stop the construction of the RM700mil facility on the grounds that it does not conform to proper procedures.

The injunction will be filed by the Anti-Rare Earth Refinery Action Group (Badar) and names 10 respondents, including Australian company Lynas Corporation, the International Trade and Industry Ministry and Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry as respondents.

Meanwhile, anti-Lynas groups will be organising a Himpunan Hijau 2.0 gathering on Feb 26 to pressure the Government to terminate the project.

Meanwhile, the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has called on the authorities to reject Lynas’ pre-operation licence application.

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