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Indonesia Intensifies Crackdown on Companies Starting Forest Fires

The Indonesian National Police (POLRI), along with the Ministry of Environment, say they are continuing a crackdown on plantation companies that burn forests and cause serious smog. National Police Chief General Sutarman asserted Wednesday that the police took action against three companies accused of burning the forests in their land clearing efforts.   “Whoever [is] doing the forest fires that causes air pollution will be arrested. There are elements of deliberate intent by the...

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