Illegal landfills hard to suppress, crackdown shows

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The Bangkok Post

Illegal landfills hard to suppress, crackdown shows Over 180 suspects held after clean-up operation The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has launched an operation to shut down illegal landfills nationwide. The effort stems from complaints lodged over improper waste disposal resulting in air pollution and adverse environmental impacts. Residents nearby landfills must endure not only strong odours but are also exposed to health effects including diseases transmitted by insects. The piles of waste can also contaminate water sources. CIB commissioner Pol Lt Gen Jirabhop Bhuridej said the operati…

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