Archive for category Bakun

Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development seeks a briefing from Anwar Ibrahim on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project

by Chairman of the Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development (MOGED) in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 4th September 1995:

Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development seeks a briefing from Anwar Ibrahim on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project

The Malaysian Parliamentary Group on Environment and Development (MPGED) which was formed last Wednesday to focus the attention of MPs on the two critical areas of environment and development has written to the Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to ask him for a briefing on the RM15 billon Bakun dam project in his capacity as Chairman of the Cabiner Committee on Bakun. Read the rest of this entry »

If Peter Chin cannot even arrange for my visit to Bakun dam site, it shows that the Deputy Environment Minister has no ‘clout’ and no ‘mover’ and ‘shaker’ like Ting Pek Khing who could get Mahathir to officiate at two Bakun dam functions in nine months

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 28th September 1994:

If Peter Chin cannot even arrange for my visit to Bakun dam site, it shows that the Deputy Environment Minister has no ‘clout’ and no ‘mover’ and ‘shaker’ like Ting Pek Khing who could get Mahathir to officiate at two Bakun dam functions in nine months

Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Peter Chin, said he has no ‘duty’ to arrange for my visit to Bakun dam site. Read the rest of this entry »

I accept Peter Chin’s challenge to visit the Bakun dam site and leave it to the Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment to draw up a comprehensive programme to get full briefing from the Department of Environment, Ekran Bhd and the affected Sarawakians

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, September 23, 1994:

I accept Peter Chin’s challenge to visit the Bakun dam site and leave it to the Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment to draw up a comprehensive programme to get full briefing from the Department of Environment, Ekran Bhd and the affected Sarawakians.

Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Peter Chin Fah Kui yesterday denied that Ekran Bhd., the developer of the RMI5 billion Bakun Dam project in Sarawak, had violated the Environmental Impact Assessment regulations in commencing its RM50 million preparatory work at the site. Read the rest of this entry »

Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Law Hieng Ding should explain whether his Ministry has modified its earlier stand and has allowed work to begin on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project even before approval of EIA report?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 22nd September 1994:

Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Law Hieng Ding should explain whether his Ministry has modified its earlier stand and has allowed work to begin on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project even before approval of EIA report?

The Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Datuk Law Hieng Ding should explain whether his Ministry has modified its earlier stand and has allowed work to begin on the RM15 billion Bakun dam project, even before approval of Environmental impact assessment (EIA) report. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP protests in the strongest possible terms against’ Mahathir’s earth-breaking ceremony for the Bakun dam project for Ekran, as it makes a complete mockery of the EIA requirement before any work for the RM15 billion Bakun project could begin.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday 20th September, 1994:

DAP protests in the strongest possible terms against’ Mahathir’s earth-breaking ceremony for the Bakun dam project for Ekran, as it makes a complete mockery of the EIA requirement before any work for the RM15 billion Bakun project could begin.

DAP protests in the strongest possible terms against the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed for conducting the earth-breaking ceremony in Belaga, Sarawak yesterday for the Bakun dam project for Ekran Berhad, as it makes a complete mockery of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) requirement before any work for the RM15 billion Bakun project could begin. Read the rest of this entry »

Why is Bakun HEP costing 12 times the RM1.3 billion Pergau HEP Dam when it is only four times its capacity?

Press Conference Statement by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Kuching on Monday, 4th April at 1.30 p.m.

Why is Bakun HEP costing 12 times the RM1.3 billion Pergau HEP Dam when it is only four times its capacity?

The revived Bakun HEP dam project has bought back to life the environment issues which had been raised when it was first mooted in the 1980s. Read the rest of this entry »

Most improper for the Prime Minister to launch the RM15 billon Bakun dam project when EIA report has not been done

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, February 6, 1994:

Most improper for the Prime Minister to launch the RM15 billon Bakun dam project when EIA report has not been done

The Deputy Minister for Science, Technology and Environment, Peter Chin, said on Thursday that work on the RM15 billion Bakun hydroelectric project near Belaga, Sarawak should not start before the approval of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report.

He said the Department of Environment (DOE) has yet to receive an EIA report on Bakun and that a big project like Bakun would certainly have some environmental impact. Read the rest of this entry »