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RI eager to ban use of mercury

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, June 18 2010 | 10:16 am

PREMIUM The government has announced it plans to meet an international standard currently being developed that would outlaw the use and production of mercury, which is a highly toxic metal.Head of the government’s team tasked with meeting the regulation, Rasio Ridho Sani, said Indonesians and the local environment were vulnerable to mercury poisoning.“We plan to join the planned legally binding treaty...