BANDUNG REGENCY - Provincial Government (Provincial Government of West Java) proposed to the Eradication Commission (KPK) so that the perpetrators of industrial waste disposal to the banks of the river including the category of corruption.
West Java Acting Governor, H Mochammad Iriawan said it was done to provide a deterrent effect to the perpetrators not to repeat the action.
"That we have conveyed to the Commission for the perpetrators of waste disposal is included in the category of corruption," he told reporters after reviewing the upstream condition of Situ Cisanti in Tarumajaya Village, Kertasari Sub-District, Bandung Regency, Friday (5/7/2018)
Iriawan revealed up to now based on field officers report about 126 factories that are still stubborn by bringing industrial waste directly to the river Citarum.
"The warning has been given by Bandung regency sekitat 126 factories," he said.
For factories that still perform these actions, said Iwan should be given a decisive action.
"It must be dealt with firmly, they actually know it is wrong but doing it continuously it must be dealt with firmly," he said.
Besides being given warning, Bandung regency also will keep watch and build factory that do the violation so that in the future not happened same action.
"We have warned them for a long time, hopefully by continuing to educate them not to repeat it," he said.
Iwan also hopes to the entrepreneurs and factory managers not to dispose of waste in the watershed (DAS) Citarum. In addition, it also asked them to immediately make regulations on waste disposal, in accordance with applicable regulations
"We will continue to look first and get back in. What is clear must be enforced legal regulations for stubborn businessmen," he concluded. (Even)