Alarm as haze plan ‘lacking’

Environment experts and academics are voicing their concern over the authorities’ lack of preparation to deal with the upcoming haze season.

They say the government needs to strengthen its pollution control regulations to better mitigate the problem at its source and protect the people’s health.

Speaking at an online forum jointly organised by Thammasat University and Naresuan University, environmental expert Sonthi Kotchawat said while the government has a national mitigation plan to handle annual haze, authorities don’t seem to be preparing for this year’s haze as they should.

Keep reading