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Klity cleanup making little progress

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The Pollution Control Department (PCD) is facing increased pressure to prove to villagers around Klity Creek in Kanchanaburi that it is serious about cleaning up the lead-contaminated environment. 

The Administrative Court on Jan 10 gave the PCD 90 days to propose a plan for screening water quality in Thong Pha Phum district to ensure there is no lead contamination in the environment.

More than 120 days have passed with little progress, said Surapong Kongchantuk, chairman of the human rights subcommittee on Ethnic Minorities, the Stateless, Migrant Workers and Displaced Persons with the Lawyers Council of Thailand.

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