Environmentalists in Thailand Worry New Factory Act May Create More Plastic Waste

The new factory act "will increase nontransparency and corruption," said Penchom Saetang, head of Ecological Alert and Recovery-Thailand, a local green group.

Environmentalists in Thailand Worry New Factory Act May Create More Plastic Waste

BANGKOK – Environmentalists in Thailand are pressing Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha to slow the enactment of a law they say could create a loophole in monitoring pollution and result in Thailand importing more plastic waste from abroad. The law amends the 1992 Factory Act and is set to take effect in October. The amendment […]