InfoSAWIT, PONTIANAK – In the coordination meeting about preventing the Fire in the forest and areas, Monday (12/8/2019), Governor of West Kalimantan, Sutarmidji said that there should be early prevention to the fire in the forest and areas and took the palm oil plantation companies which have concession areas in the province.
The fire would impact to the environmental issues and would corner palm oil sector. “We should be together to extinguish the fire namely in your concession areas, dear sirs” he said in the essay that InfoSAWIT recently got.
He admitted that the fire prevention needs lots of money. He also proposed that the palm oil companies should do their corporate social responsibility to prevent and extinguish the fire.
He also ordered his officials to check the obligations of the companies to provide the extinguisher tools based on the analysis of environmental impact assessment (EIA). “If there is nothing, just like we had coordinated, we would revoke the assessment,” he said.
He also ensured that it is not a threat only but would be realized if it is proven. “We would not threat you. We really revoke it. Keep on my words. If anyone faces me, and if I said that it is revoked, I certainly do,” Sutarmidji said. (T2)