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Last Updated: Fri, 20 May 2011 21:18:00 +1000
Australian mining company Lynas is facing a backlash in Malaysia over the construction of a plant to refine rare earths.
The plant’s main waste contains the radioactive element thorium linked to birth defects and leukaemia and the people of Kuantan say they do not want it in their backyard.
Updated May 20, 2011 21:15:20
Protestors have rallied outside the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur demanding that a rare earth processing plant be abandoned.
The plant being built in Malaysia by Australia’s Lynas Corporation will refine rare earth minerals from Western Australian iron ore. But the material contains the low level radioactive element thorium – and Malaysian activists say Australia should process it at home.
Correspondent: Zoe Daniel
Speaker: Rozaini Mohammed Rosli, spokeswoman for anti-rare earth Lynas refinery activists
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/05/20/3222942.htm?section=world Australian rare earth plant ‘too toxic’ By South-East Asia correspondent Zoe Daniel, wires Updated Fri May 20, 2011 9:59pm AEST PreviousNextSlideshow: Photo 1 of 2 Activists say they are not happy with the waste disposal plans of the company.…
Transcript of Member of Malaysian Parliament for Kuantan Fuziah Salleh’s “Stop Lynas Solidarity Walk 2011”? press conference outside the Australian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur on 20 May 2011 as given below: FUZIAH SALLEH: “We have handed over the Memorandum…
After handing over the Memorandum to the Australian High Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur, Member of Malaysian Parliament for Kuantan and Vice President of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), Fuziah Salleh with the delegation of “People’s Green Coalition” and “Stop Lynas, Save Malaysia” held a press conference outside the Australian High Commission on 20 May 2011 with transcript and speech of Fuziah as given below: