KLANG – An offshore plastic processing plant in Teluk Gong which is still operating despite being seized twice is finally stopped when power supply at the premises was cut off immediately on 8 August.
Klang Municipal Council (MPK) deputy licensing director Mohd Fharulisa Mohd Isa said the plant, which had been operating for a year, was still operating despite being composted and had been seized between the month of June and July.
He said during the operation, MPK enforcement personnel found thousands of plastic packs of food products from the United States and several other European countries.
“The owner of the premises was found to have changed his mode of operation by doing nightly processing,” he said.
“Due to it persistence, MPK raided the plant with staff of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and cut off electricity supply as we believe it would disrupt their operations,” he added.
“Water supply cuts have also been done by the Selangor Water Supply Company (SYABAS).”
The operation, which began at 10 am, was joined by Zone 46B Area Council Member M Puspavali and TNB Business Retail Advisory Manager Mohamad Izwan Zainal.
It also has the cooperation of members of the Immigration Department and the Department of Environment.
Mohd Fharulisa said MPK also issued three notices to the owners as there was no permission obtained for them to plan the processing, no development plan as well as a fail in terms of cleanliness.
At the same time, the compound was issued to the owner of the plant.
“For the information of the public, MPK staff are constantly on the field monitoring the operation of recycling plastic waste processing plant in Klang,” he said.