PRESS RELEASE: A Global Waste Shell Game: "Returned" Illegal Waste Shipments from U.S., D

28 October 2019 – Jakarta, Indonesia. In what environmental watchdogs are calling a global pollution shell game, Indonesian officials have been caught approving re-exports of illegal U.S. waste shipments to other Asian countries instead of returning them to the U.S. as promised. Instead of being returned to their senders, the waste containers have been diverted to India, Thailand, South Korea, and Vietnam. "After promising that the illegal plastic waste imports would be returned to their countries of origin, our officials have instead, engaged in a global waste shell game, victimizing more countries with the unwanted, illegal and contaminated shipments," said Yuyun Ismawati of the Indonesi

SIARAN PERS: Perdagangan Pencemaran Global: "Pengembalian" Pengiriman Limbah Ilegal dari A

28 Oktober 2019 - Jakarta, Indonesia. Di dunia aktifis pemantau lingkungan, dikenal istilah pollution shell game atau perdagangan pencemaran terselubung, dimana pemerintah Indonesia kedapatan mengijinkan re-exportasi pengiriman kontainer-kontainer dari Amerika Serikat ke negara-negara Asia lainnya dan tidak dikirim kembali ke AS seperti yang dijanjikan. Alih-alih dikirim ke negara pengekspor, kontainer-kontainer ini dialihkan ke India, Thailand, Korea Selatan, dan Vietnam. "Setelah berjanji bahwa impor limbah plastik ilegal akan dikembalikan ke negara asalnya, para pejabat Indonesia sebaliknya terlibat dalam permainan perdagangan limbah global yang terselubung, mengorbankan lebih banyak nega

Nexus3 Menemukan Peralatan Bermain Anak Luar Ruangan di Jakarta Dilapisi dengan Cat Bertimbal denga

Untuk dirilis segera 22 Oktober 2019 Kontak: Yuyun Ismawati, yuyun@balifokus.asia, +44 758 376 8707 Sonia Buftheim, sonia@balifokus.asia, +62 877 8237 8890 Jakarta, Indonesia - Kandungan timbal yang tinggi ditemukan pada peralatan bermain di taman-taman bermain di Jakarta. Peralatan bermain yang dilapisi dengan cat yang mengandung kadar timbal yang berbahaya menimbulkan risiko keracunan timbal yang serius bagi anak-anak. Para pegiat kesehatan lingkungan menyerukan tindakan segera untuk melarang penjualan dan penggunaan cat bertimbal terutama untuk produk yang dapat membuat anak-anak terpapar kontaminasi timbal. Pemerintahan baru Jokowi harus menegakkan hak-hak ekologis anak untuk memastikan

Nexus3 Finds Outdoor Play Equipment in In Jakarta Coated with Dangerous Levels of Lead

For immediate release 22 October 2019 Contact: Yuyun Ismawati, yuyun@balifokus.asia, +44 758 376 8707 Sonia Buftheim, sonia@balifokus.asia, +62 877 8237 8890 Jakarta, Indonesia - High levels of lead have been discovered on public playground equipment. The painted play equipment containing dangerous levels of lead pose a serious lead poisoning risk for young children. Environmental health advocates call for urgent action to prohibit the sale and use of lead paint especially for products that can expose children to lead contamination. Jokowi’s new administration must uphold the ecological child rights to ensure a bright future of more than 50 millions Indonesian children. The Nexus3 Foundati

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