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This is the way to convince rakyat

Residents can get real-time readings of the radiation level by checking the airborne monitoring system (AMS) at Kuantan police station.

This is one condition I have mentioned for me to support Lynas.

Publish the report in internet for all interested public members to access, do not behave like Lim Guan Eng to restrict access to Penang sealed agreements.

Besides, Lynas must hire second-party quality and environment auditor to conduct regular site audits.

Onus on Lynas to get permission to ship radioactive residue waste to Australia

AN engineering audit team to inspect, regulate and ensure that the Lynas Advanced Material Plant follows strict guidelines as outlined by the government, has been formed.

Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Maximus Ongkili said the team, comprising nine local experts, also doubles as LAMP (Lynas Advanced Materials Plant) Project expert evaluation panel committee.

“The panel members are from the Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB), Mineral and Geoscience Department, Malaysia Nuclear Agency, Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Environment, Public Works Department (JKR), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia and the Institute of Civil Engineers.

“As inspections have to be carried out on the basis of engineering and occupational law, a chairman has been appointed for the audit team. They had their first meeting recently,” he said at the Parliament lobby yesterday.

Ongkili said since Lynas had appointed foreign consultants to ensure the operations followed the standards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the ministry felt that there was a need to have local experts, too, to conduct inspections on the plant.

“I told Lynas that they must allow our team inside the plant. If not, I was not going to consider their application. They agreed,” he said.

On a related matter, Maximus said Australia had not formally informed Malaysia of its intention to reject waste from Lynas.

“The onus is on Lynas to seek permission from its home country. We are not here for the purpose of just helping Lynas, but there are conditions they must qualify,” he said, referring to five conditions that came when the AELB approves its temporary operating licence.

The conditions, among others, stipulate that the firm must determine a suitable location for a permanent disposal facility and should it fail to do so, Lynas would be compelled to ship the radioactive residues back to Australia.

“If Lynas cannot process the waste here according to our standard or it cannot find a permanent disposal site, then it would have to seek a site outside this country.”

It was reported that the Western Australian (WA) state government had said it would not allow radioactive waste coming from the plant, even if it did originally come (in ore form) from Mount Weld, WA.

Ongkili said the parliamentary select committee on Lynas would bring in its own experts to come up with a report that could assure the people of the plant’s safety.

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KKK says:

apanama should hav installed this meter reading at Bukit Merah.

Cheah Kok Leong’s life could have been saved ?

http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/malaysia/article/perak-rare-earth-workers-son-dies-piles-pressure-on-lynas/

sean says:

I am more convinced by this story:

http://www.kwongwah.com.my/news/2012/03/30/106.html

nkkhoo says:

Anything to do with radioactive?

Retarded child problem is not limited to Bukit Merah. Tin ore is not rare earth used in Lynas.

Education does not make many Malaysians more critical in thinking except more retarded in brain power.

loloq says:

Is the AMS calibrated to suit certain agenda?