Adakah BN Dan Gerakan Pulau Pinang Sedia Menyokong Penuh Inisiatif Kerajaan Negeri PR Tanpa Beg Plastik Percuma Setiap Hari Sepanjang Tahun Serta Menolak Kempen Pro-Plastik Oleh Malaysian Plastic Manufacturers Association(MPMA)?

Selaras dengan hasrat Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang menjadikan Pulau Pinang negeri hijau pertama di Malaysia dan mengurangkan tapak kaki karbon(carbon footprint), inisiatif “Tanpa Beg Plastik Percuma Setiap Hari” telah dimulakan pada 1.1.11. Kerajaan negeri harap boleh dapat kerjasama daripada semua pihak termasuk pihak kerajaan persekutuan untuk menjayakan inisiatif ini yang diadakan buat pertama kali di Malaysia.

Tidak hairanlah dengan bantahan kuat daripada MPMA ke atas inisiatif tanpa beg plastik percuma kerana menjejaskan perniagaan mereka. Tetapi kerajaan negeri hairan mengapa BN dan Gerakan Pulau Pinang enggan menyokong inisiatif hijau kerajaan negeri Pulau Pinang dan berdiri bersama dengan MPMA.

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Setiap Hari Tanpa Beg Plastik Percuma

Saya berasa amat gembira kerana dapat berhimpun bersama semua hadirin pada tahun baru ini pada pagi yang bersejarah ini bagi merasmikan Majlis Pelancaran Setiap Hari Tanpa Beg Plastik dan Upacara Sambutan 100 Tan Bahan Kitar Semula Terkumpul.

Saya mengambil kesempatan ini untuk mengucapkan syabas kepada Sunway Carnival Mall, Pusat Kitar Semula ESH, TYEYO Enterprise Sdn Bhd dan semua pihak yang turut serta dalam menjayakan Majlis hari ini.

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Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang Lim Guan Eng akan mengeluarkan saman malu ke atas Utusan Malaysia

Kenyataan Akhbar oleh Cheong Yin Fan, Setiausaha Akhbar kepada Y.A.B. Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang pada 20 Disember 2010 di George Town, Pulau Pinang

Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang Lim Guan Eng akan mengeluarkan saman malu ke atas Utusan Malaysia kerana mengeluarkan fitnah dan tohmahan ke atasnya dalam laporan muka depan dan rencananya hari ini. Dalam rencana di Utusan, banyak fitnah dibuat atas KM Pulau Pinang seperti tidak benarkan Perarakan Maulud, tidak benarkan Pasar Ramadan di Komtar bila ia terus berjalan dan juga bahawa telah robohkan kampung-kampung Melayu bila tidak ada sebuah kampung diroboh oleh baik KM ataupun kerajaan negeri Pulau Pinang. Oleh kerana Utusan tidak memberikan hak jawab kepada Ketua Menteri, maka tidak ada pilihan lain kecuali untuk buat saman malu di mahkamah untuk dapat balik kebenaran dan keadilan. Kes saman malu ini akan diuruskan oleh peguam Karpal Singh & co.

Jelas sekali Utusan dan setengah pemimpin BN akan menggunakan isu 3R (race, religion, Raja) untuk membohongi rakyat bahawa DAP dan Ketua Menteri adalah anti-Melayu, anti-Islam dan anti-Raja. Kumpulan yang berniat jahat ini tidak dapat memberikan sebarang bukti tetapi mereka akan tetap dengan agenda bahawa DAP anti-Melayu, anti-Islam dan anti-raja untuk menjatuhkan DAP dan PR. Jelas Konvensyen PR kedua semalam begitu berjaya sehingga Utusan dan pemimpin BN menggunakan sekali lagi senjata fitnah untuk cuba sabotaj dan menjejaskan kejayaan Konvensyen PR ini, khususnya kejayaan Program 100 Hari yang memberikan faedah kepada rakyat bila PR berkuasa.

The Penang State Government would not support or allow any nuclear plant to be built in Penang

Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Peter Chin has just announced that Malaysia plans to build two nuclear power plants that will generate 1,000 megawatts each with the first plant ready for operation in 2021 and the second plant, a year later, as part of the overall long-term plan to balance energy supply.

DAP is very concerned about the proposal of the Ministry to build two nuclear power plants in Malaysia. The government’s decision to build a nuclear power plant has not only aroused safety and environmental concerns but also doubts over its economic necessity when Malaysia enjoys a high energy reserve margin of over 40%.
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PBAPP will impose Water Conservation Surcharge for Domestic Consumers

Penang, 22/09/10: The cabinet has approved Water Conservation Surcharge (WCS) which will be implemented in the state of Penang from 1 November 2010 as part of the effort to encourage wise water usage and to curb water wastage among the people of Penang.

Chief Minister Y.A.B. Tuan Lim Guan Eng said Penang is the first state in the country to move towards motivating domestic consumers to use less water through WCS.

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All organisations in Penang should become “water-friendly” organisations

All organisations in Penang should become “water-friendly” organisations in support of Penang’s drive to promote wise water usage and cultivate a water saving society.

Chief Minister Y.A.B. Lim Guan Eng said Penang needed more water-friendly organisations because its water consumption was increasing too rapidly for a state that was highly dependent on a “shared” raw water resource – the Muda River. Both Penang and Kedah draw water from this river daily.

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RECOGNITION FOR “WATER-FRIENDLY” ORGANISATIONS

15/6/10, PENANG: The Penang State Government and Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang Sdn Bhd (PBAPP) will issue certificates of recognition to “water-friendly” organisations under its “Aqua Save” programme.

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the first certificates would be issued from the 4th quarter of 2010.

“Our objectives are to recognise water-friendly organisations and to encourage water efficiency in a water-stressed state. Penang is a small state and we have limited water resources. We want to create awareness and get organisations involved in sustaining good water supply for Penang,” he said while launching the programme today.

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A “Cleaner, Greener Penang” Through Education, Enforcement and Appreciation To Make Penang The Most Environmentally Sound And Livable City In Malaysia.

The state government will continue with efforts to make Penang the most environmentally sound and livable city in Malaysia with our initiative of a “Cleaner, Greener Penang” through Education(Pendidikan), Enforcement(Penguatkuasaan) and Appreciation(Penghargaan).

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Sustainable Forest Governance should be adopted to preserve bio-diversity

– World Environment Day 2010 Message (National)- Sustainable forest governance should be adopted, wildlife corridor and people’s livelihoods should be preserved or restored in the forest conversion for the well-being and sustainable future for our children.

This year, the theme of the United Nations World Environment Day is “Many Species. One Planet. One Future”, it echoes the urgent call to conserve the diversity of life on our planet.

The latest Global Biodiversity Outlook report points out that all governments have failed to achieve biodiversity targets set in 2002. Human activities have caused the massive clearing of the original forest and wetlands, depleted three quarters of all fish stocks, and emitted enough heat-trapping gases to keep our planet warming for centuries to come. The destruction of the natural world costs the global economy some $2 to $5 trillion every year. All of us have to bear the consequences from the loss of biodiversity that bring negative impacts to our clean water, fertile soil, flood protection, food and medicines, and livelihoods for the people.

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YDP Mestilah Memastikan Semua Pemaju Pemaju Terlebih Dahulu Menyiapkan Sistem Perparitan Dan Longkang

Kenyataan Akhbar oleh YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang di George Town pada 19.05.2010

Yang DiPertua Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang Dan Majlis Perbandaran Seberang Perai Mestilah Memastikan Semua Pemaju Terlebih Dahulu Menyiapkan Sistem Perparitan Dan Longkang Bagi Mengelakkan Berlakunya Banjir Kilat Sebelum Dibenarkan Memulakan Pembinaan

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DAP Urges A Rethink On Building A Nuclear Power Plant

DAP Urges A Rethink On Building A Nuclear Power Plant Not Only For Safety And Environmental Concerns But Also Doubts Over Its Economic Necessity When Malaysia Enjoys A High Energy Reserve Margin Of 40%.

DAP urges a rethink on the government’s decision to build a nuclear power plant not only for safety and environmental concerns but also doubts over its economic necessity when Malaysia enjoys a high energy reserve margin of 40%. Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Datuk Seri Peter Chin Fah Kui announced that the first nuclear power plant has been approved by the Economic Council to begin operations in 2021.
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Penang As A Green State: We Are Willing To Lose Our Popularity But Not Lose The Next Generation

Saya berasa amat gembira kerana dapat berhimpun bersama semua hadirin pada tahun baru ini bagi merasmikan Majlis Pelancaran Hari Tanpa Beg Plastik setiap Isnin, Selasa dan Rabu mulai Januari 2010. Saya juga ingin mengambil kesempatan ini untuk merakamkan penghargaan kepada semua pihak yang terlibat dalam menjayakan Majlis ini.

The inconclusive UN Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen last month has only provided fresh impetus for individuals to make up for the failure of the leaders of developed countries to reduce carbon emissions to fight climate change. Whether as a Penangnite or the state of Penang, we are too small to have any impact on reducing carbon footprints. But that does not mean we do nothing. Every individual counts.

Penang State government is willing to take the lead to make every individual count by launching off for the first time in Malaysia, a state-wide campaign to reduce plastic bag consumption. We believe that every individual and state can make a difference, only question is whether we are bold enough to start. Penang has decided to take the bold step to start. I know that this decision will not please anyone and we expect criticisms and opposition, which was printed in the New Straits Times. The state government also expects to lose popularity. However, for the sake of our children and our unborn grandchildren, we are willing to face such risks. We are willing to lose our popularity but not our next generation.
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ROS should prove SAM threat to nation

Statement by Special Officer to Penang Chief Minister on Environment Thing Siew Shuen in Georgetown on 30 Dec 2009:

Datuk Mohd Alias Kalil should prove that whether activities and campaigns by SAM against commercial logging, plantation development, and the building of dams in Sarawak threaten the nation’s interest or rather the interest of BN’s politicians and cronies.

The BN Government announced with much fanfare that it targets to reduce carbon dioxide emission to 40%. However, how is the government going to reduce carbon dioxide emission to 40% if the BN government does not dare to face the criticisms of Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and even threatens to deregister it?

During the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced that Malaysia is adopting an indicator of a voluntary reduction of up to 40 per cent in terms of emissions intensity of GDP (gross domestic product) by the year 2020 compared to 2005 levels subject to assistance from developed countries.
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