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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Indonesia lawmakers set to reject ASEAN haze pact

Indonesia lawmakers set to reject ASEAN haze pact

Date : 14th March 2008, Source : ENN



JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian lawmakers are set to reject a Southeast Asian pact designed to fight cross-border smoke caused by forests fires, a legislator from an environmental commission said on Friday. The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations approved the Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution in 2002 and Indonesia, where most of the fires occur, is the only country that has not ratified it, drawing criticism from its neighbors affected by the annual haze.

http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/32966





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