Dr. Jeyakumar has compiled relevant information from various sources to back his opposition against Lynas factory in Gebeng...
Graphic courtesy of Malaysiakini
Malaysiakini is kind enough to allow full article to be read by non-subscribers:
Is the anti-Lynas movement being unreasonable?
CEO of Lynas claimed our government welcome his company with open arms with offer of 12-year tax holiday. We all know how desperate our BN leaders are in terms of FDI and how they tend to agree to terms favourable to others at the expense of the people.
Ex-PM Tun Dr. Mahathir tried to defend the project by describing those who opposed Lynas as brainless. Wonder why during his watch, he had to scrap Asian Rare Earth and stored radioactive waste in a place near Lahat. Was it an unnecessary exercise then?
It is amazing how our political leaders are willing to risk our people's health for wealth. Since even Australia did not grab the opportunity to have the rare processing plant, it seems like a case of 'fools rush in where angels fear to tread'.
Lynas could be one of the major issues which might affect the next GE, like a referendum in the state of Pahang.
Meanwhile, this is one of the reports in Australia by Wendy Bacon...
The toxic waste that's not in our back yard