Police eye fish processing plant
Jembrana: The police are closely monitoring a fish processing plant in Tegal village in Negara, Jembrana regency, for allegedly failing to process its waste.
Made Widana, head of Jembrana Environment office, said, as quoted by beritabali.com, that the plant could be taken to court if it was proven to have polluted the environment.
Widana explained that the processing plant had been given a “black flag” status for the second time.
The “black flag” status is issued to any company or factory that fails to process its liquid waste, to reduce emission gases and preserve the surrounding environment.
“We have given this fish processing plant a deadline of June this year to improve its waste processing system,” Widana said, adding that he was waiting for the laboratory test results on the chemical substances contained in the waste.