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Stricter penalties for water pollution

A muddy source of water for the Orang Asli at Kuala Koh - Photograph: Sinar Harian

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The Ministry of Water and Environment is planning to propose amendments that allow for heavier punishments for environmental crimes, including pollution of water sources. BFM speaks with Mageswari Sangaralingam, honorary secretary of Sahabat Alam Malaysia, for her thoughts on how effective this would be in deterring such crimes.

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