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Ministry stops activities of medical rubbish estimate firm

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Ministry of Environment and Forestry has stopped a activities of poisonous and dangerous rubbish (B3) estimate association PT Jasa Medivest in Cikampek, Karawang District, West Java.

Rosa Vivien Ratnawati, Director for Complaint, Control and Administrative Sanction Affairs of KLHKs Directorate General for Legal Enforcement, pronounced in Jakarta, Friday, that a association had disregarded Law No. 32 Year of 2009 on Environment Protection and Management and Government Regulation (PP) No. 101 Year of 2014 on Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management.

“KLKH has stopped a activities of a association given Aug 15, 2017,” Ratnawati revealed.

She pronounced a sourroundings supervisors had found piles of about one thousand tons of medical and spreading wastes stored during an open place that were lonesome with usually tarpaulins.

They also found in a room 475 tons of hospital wastes packaged in yellow plastic, 100 tons of old-fashioned medicines and other medical wastes that had been kept given 2016.

“KLHK will act resolutely opposite companies that violate their licenses and sourroundings regulations,” she remarked.

On a violations, she said, a KLHK had undertaken an executive permit opposite PT Jasa Medivest by interlude a activities. The permit is contained in a Environment and Forestry Ministers Decision No.4240/Menlhk-PHLHK/PPSA/GKM.0/08/2017.

For a time being, PT Jasa Medivest might not accept rubbish and is compulsory to routine a existent wastes. It is also thankful to revive a conditions of a infested locations, where it had kept a B3 wastes.

Ratnawati also called on B3 writer companies to stop promulgation their wastes to PT Jasa Medivest before it had easy a infested locations, formed on a executive permit order.(*)

Article source: http://www.antaranews.com/en/news/112311/ministry-stops-activities-of-medical-waste-processing-firm

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