Govt has to balance environmental laws right: Balakrishnan [News]
By Monica Kotwani, Channel NewsAsia, 20 May 2014
The Singapore government has to get its balance right in implementing environmental legislation, said Environment and Water Resources Minister Vivian Balakrishnan at a dialogue session on sustainable world resources on Tuesday.
He added that Singapore’s draft bill on transboundary haze pollution does not interfere with the laws of other regions, but has been crafted to illustrate a global challenge.
Panellists and speakers engaged the crowd of almost 300 people at the first Sustainable World Resources dialogue, which was organised by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs.
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Source: Channel NewsAsia