Pasir Gudang residents frustrated pollution issue not resolved

Pasir Gudang resident Azalila A. Samad and her children (from far left) Nur Kasih Farhana Mohd Kamil, 11, Muhammad Haidar, eight, and Nur Fatin Kamilia, 13. She has not allowed her two younger children to go to school until the situation improves.
Pasir Gudang resident Azalila A. Samad and her children (from far left) Nur Kasih Farhana Mohd Kamil, 11, Muhammad Haidar, eight, and Nur Fatin Kamilia, 13. She has not allowed her two younger children to go to school until the situation improves.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
Pasir Gudang resident Azalila A. Samad and her children (from far left) Nur Kasih Farhana Mohd Kamil, 11, Muhammad Haidar, eight, and Nur Fatin Kamilia, 13. She has not allowed her two younger children to go to school until the situation improves.
Mr Fauzi Rohani

Many residents in Pasir Gudang remain angry and frustrated because officials have been unable to pinpoint the source of what has been widely described as an air pollution incident two weeks after it caused dozens of students to fall ill and hundreds of schools to be closed in the industrial area.

Housewife Azalila A. Samad, 46, is upset with the authorities' inability to resolve the situation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 02, 2019, with the headline 'Pasir Gudang residents frustrated pollution issue not resolved'. Print Edition | Subscribe