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Where is EIA report for Bosch photovoltaics factory in Penang?

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To be fair, where is EIA report should be posed to all photovoltaics factories in Kedah, Penang and Melaka.

Photovoltaics manufacturing processes are not green and pollution free, more than ten types of toxic chemical compounds are used and produced several by-products like cadmium compounds, hydrogen chloride, trichlorosilane, carbon tetrachloride, hydrofluoric acid, nitric acid, hydrogen fluoride, sodium hydroxide, etc.

Read this technical article sponsored by US government on potential hazards in PV manufacturing.

Each ton of photovoltaics produced in factory will release 3.5 ton trichlorosilane and 4.5 ton silicon tetrachloride.

Where are these untreated toxic wastes go if no waste treatment facility in Penang? Either ship back to German or keep in the store room forever or discharge into sea?

This is a serious question to be answered by PR and BN governments.

Lim Guan Eng replied that is a nonsense question and another Penang exco answered it’s hypocritical to ask this question when BN is the one approved First Solar in Kulim.

My clue to readers is untreated wastes discharge into sea is the likely answer.

Those people busy to oppose Lynas is better to look at […]