Indonesian plantation firms dodge US$220 million in unpaid fines years after disastrous land fires
Indonesian plantation companies fined for burning huge areas of land since 2009 have failed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties meant to hold them accountable for actions that took a devastating environmental and human toll. The palm oil and pulp wood companies involved in fires owe more than US$220 million in fines and the figure for unpaid penalties for environmental destruction swells to US$1.3 billion when an illegal logging case from 2013 is included, according to separate...... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Indonesian plantation firms dodge US$220 million in unpaid fines years after disastrous land fires, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you
Published By: SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST - Friday, 15 February
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