Ministry of Environment Will Sue Two Companies in Tripa
The Atjeh Post
MUHAJIR ABDUL AZIZ, free translation by Adji Darsoyo
BANDA ACEH – Head of the Sectorial Deputy V on the Structuring of Environmental Law of the Environmental Ministry, Dariono, stated that the ministry will file a civil lawsuit against two companies operating within the ecosystem of Tripa Peat Swamp.
This lawsuit was to file, since both companies has conducted environmental destruction within the ecosystem of Tripa Peat Swamp.
Dariono addressed this to The Atjeh Post during the Discussion on The Rescue of Tripa Peat Swamp in Banda Aceh, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The two companies mentioned by Darionnno were PT Kalista Alam and PT Surya Panen Subur II.
“This civil lawsuit will force the companies to cover the loss resulted through fire etc.,” said Dariono.
Besides, Dariono also stated that the ministry was in coordination with the Attorney General to prosecute the act of Environmental Crime carried out by the two companies.
“We also work together with a team of experts from Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB), witnesses from the ground was kept invited, so we hope this will be finalised as soon as possible,” said Dariono.
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