In spite of presidential regulation issued in 2018 stipulated the acceleration of waste-to-energy plant development, budget allocation for the tipping fee of waste management in regional remains an issue.
Despite of strong law urgently needed to tackle current conservation issues, lawmakers are reluctant to immediately pass the bill on natural resources and its ecosystem arguing that current law is sufficient.
Indonesia is currently preparing for Drugs and Food Monitoring bill which expected to be finalized in 2019.
President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo on Tuesday (2/5) criticized on the country’s red tape on oil and gas industry stalling its development.
Dozens of workers in fisheries sector staged a peace rally on May Day demanding for the state to issue a law to protect and empower their profession.
Ministry of Marine and Fisheries Affairs to finalize Seven National Strategic Areas and 20 Certain National Strategic Areas located in the outer islands this year.
To tackle waste issues, ministries are prepping up to issue a regulation to charge plastic bags.
A senior official urges local administrations to be creative in tackling waste issues, especially those with minimum budget.
Peatland Restoration Agency and South Sumatra provincial administration signed an agreement to develop, plan, and restore in five districts of South Sumatra with a total 848,325 hectares between 2016 and 2020.
KLHK with hiking communities, organizations, and associations will set up clean waste procedure guidance for national parks and outside national parks.
Ministry of Environment and Forestry along with Police, District Attorney, and Center for Financial Transaction Reporting and Analysis (PPATK) encourage for Money Laundering Law to impose harsher punishment for illegal wildlife traffickers.
Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries will start to manage potentials of small and outer islands of Indonesia.