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Phosphorus pollutes Lake Toba, masses of fish dead

  • Hans Nicholas Jong

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, June 21 2016 | 08:38 am

PREMIUM The government’s attempts to turn Lake Toba, the largest permanent body of water in Southeast Asia, into a first-rate tourist destination is facing a major hurdle, as a recent study found that pollution in the lake led to the deaths of millions of fish last month.

The study, conducted by the Environment and Forestry Ministry following the sudden death of millions of fish, revealed that th...