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Environment bill likely to empower ministry

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, August 27 2009 | 11:41 am

PREMIUM Legislators and officials held meetings in Jakarta on Wednesday to finalize an environmental bill, which will give the environment ministry the authority to arrest polluters and revoke business permits.Legislator Sonny Keraf said that once the bill was passed into law, the Office for the State Minister
of the Environment would have more power.“The only way to protect the environment is by gi...