A coalition has been setup by 18 NGO’s and political parties to team up effort in stoping Lynas plant’s operation in Gebeng, Kuantan. The Lynas plant will be producing rare-earth product when completed is believed to produce hazardous radioactive waste by-product.
This STOP LYNAS COALITION, comprising of expertise in various field i.e. lawyers, medical doctors, engineers, scientist and logistic experts, are converging their skills in an effort to stop Lynas Plant, with extended networks locally and internationally.
Spear headed by PKR MP (Kuantan), Fuziah Salleh, Stop Lynas Coalition will give full support on this coming 9th October Earth Charter Day.
The Press Conference was held on 24th September 2011, started at 6:30pm, at 2nd Floor, GC Curry House Seminar Hall, Jalan Air Putih, Kuantan, Pahang. The Press Conference started 30 minutes after the Strategic Planning Workshop on Stop Lynas Campaign completed. The workshop was organized by Kuantan Concern Citizen (KCC) by inviting Kuantan MP YB Fuziah Salleh as the workshop facilitator. The purpose of the workshop is to strengthen the efforts of various interest groups in ensuring that Lynas Advance Materials Plant (LAMP) is prevented from operating in Malaysia.
The workshop resolution is forming the “Stop Lynas Coalition” supports by NGOs, NGIs, Malaysia Medical Association (MMA), Pahang Bar Council and various interest groups.
List of the NGOs, professional bodies, interest groups, and political parties participated in the Strategic Planning Workshop on Stop Lynas Campaign on 24th September 2011:
Badan Bertindak Anti Rare Earth Refinery (BADAR)
Kuantan Concern Citizen (KCC)
Malaysian Medical Association (MMA)
Pahang Bar Council
The People’s Green Coalition
Consumer Association Penang (CAP)
Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM)
Malaysian Civil Liberties Movement (MCLM)
Kuantan Baptist Church Kuantan
Kean Tao Baptist Church Kuantan
Pastor English Team Kuantan
Kuantan Environmental Watch Group
Cyber Research Team of Kuantan MP
Penang Residents’ Welfare and Education Association (PRWEA)