Minister gets tough on implementing President’s peat regulatory reforms
“Any feedback and perspectives that do not support peat regulatory reforms and are geared towards returning to a regime of business-as-usual practices have been rejected out of hand."
Giant pulp mill caught red-handed committing waste management violations
“APP is a big name, but even its management of waste does not conform to legal standards. All this piled-up garbage has been thrown away in peatlands. This is a clear violation."
Hard evidence exposes manipulation of pulp giant’s company letter
“Just imagine if the ministry hadn’t checked the location? The ministry would have merely received the letter from the top PT BAP executive whose contents don’t match the facts on the ground.”
Symbolic removal of acacia marks new era of peat-related law enforcement
“This was not a sudden move on the ministry’s part. In fact, we gave the company two whole months to comply with our minister’s order. However, they never took any real action.”