'Haze cannot be the norm': Malaysia urges Indonesia to take action
Environment minister Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad says Malaysia is still 'seriously' considering a law similar to Singapore that holds companies liable for air pollution.
Cloud seeding, school closures in the pipeline as haze worsens
The Department of Environment says air quality is deteriorating, particularly in the western part of the peninsula.
Group warns of more Sg Kim Kim incidents if Johor river pollution left unchecked
The Consumers Association of Penang says the problem has been ongoing for a long time.
Britain to remove limits on civil penalties for polluters
The environment ministry says enforcement can be across all those who hold environmental permits adding that the most serious cases would still be pursued in the courts.
3M reaches tentative US$10.3 billion deal over US 'forever chemicals' claims
3M, which is facing thousands of lawsuits over PFAS contamination, did not admit liability, and says the money will help support remediation at public water systems that detect PFAS 'at any level.'
Over 86,000 metric tonnes of garbage removed from Klang River since 2016
Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change Minister Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad says water quality has also improved while odour issues have been less frequent.
29 polluted rivers identified in 2022
Natural Resources, Environment and Climate Change Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii says several measures are in place to address river pollution in the country.
Canada wildfires shroud New York in apocalyptic haze
IQAir.com, which tracks air quality around the world, says New York is enduring the worst air quality index of any major city in the world.
Thailand air pollution leads millions to seek medical help
There have been 184,465 hospital admissions this week alone.
Schools to cancel outdoor activities if API readings hit unhealthy level
Deputy Education Minister Lim Hui Ying says schools will be told to close in the event of an API reading of 200 and above.
Air quality at unhealthy level in Seberang Jaya
Seberang Jaya had an air pollutant index reading of 151 as of 10am.
Sandstorms, dangerous pollution return to Beijing
The concentration of fine particulates in the air in Beijing is currently 46.2 times the World Health Organization's annual air quality guideline value.
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