East Java chapter of Indonesian forum for the environment (Walhi) stated that soil and water surrounding hot mud contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) up to 2000 times above normal.
Ministry of Health launches Productive Health Female Workers Movement with three other ministries to protect working female to nurture their children and provide income in the family.
Puput TD Putra, executive director of Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) chapter Jakarta said that there was a loophole in the country’s toxic and hazardous waste management.
A new interactive map revealed that lead exposure cost reach to US$ 37.8 billion per year in Indonesia. The cost is exceeding the country’s development aid which amount to US$ 150 million or two trillion rupiah per year as stated in 2016 State Budget of Ministry of Finance.