Published: Jul 10, 2019
The Pollution Control Department (PCD) and Fisheries Department have slapped a Bt5.78 million lawsuit on a Ratchaburi Ethanol Co factory for allegedly discharging toxic waste in the Mae Klong River in 2016, which killed more than 50 critically endangered giant freshwater stingrays and scores of other fish, PCD chief Pralong Damrongthai said on Wednesday.
Published: Feb 01, 2019
Plastics that have been labelled as biodegradable by industry have become more popular and affordable due to increased public awareness of environmental issues resulting from the many kinds of damage caused by single-use plastic bags, food containers, straws and other non-compostable items.
Published: Jul 13, 2018
The Supreme Court on Friday sentenced absconding former deputy interior minister Vatana Asvahame to three years in jail in connection with the Klong Dan scandal, reversing a verdict by the Appeals Court that had acquitted all the 18 defendants in the case.