ELAW partners in Malaysia share wonderful news! Attorneys Meena Raman, Jessica Binwani, and Theiva Lingam announce that a proposed 4,500 acre mega-reclamation project on Penang Island is canceled.
ELAW has worked for years with partners in Malaysia to protect the community of Bukit Koman from a polluting gold mining operation. Villagers conducted environmental surveys to identify contaminants.
ELAW Bulletin Fishing communities in Malaysia are worried about plans to build an artificial island for 12,000 homes, and a marina and yacht club off the east coast of Penang Island.