The Nation 27 November 2009
Leakage claims one life as families evacuated; mobile medical unit dispatched to neighbouring community as 191 locals queue up for treatment for exposure.
The Nation 25 November 2009
The obstacles to the 76 industrial projects in Rayong could be cleared by February so some of them could resume construction, a special panel looking into the situation said yesterday.
The Nation 20 November 2009 | Pongphon Sarnsamak, Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul
The government yesterday decided to withdraw draft amendments to Environment Protection Act that comply with the Constitution's Article 67 (2) as recommended by the four-party panel, which is promising to end the Map Ta Phut controversy within five months.
Bangkok Post 20 November 2009 | Vichaya Pitsuwan, Chatrudee Theparat and Apinya Wipatayotin
Business leaders feel panel can restore trust
Business executives and community representatives are cautiously optimistic a four-party panel will help break the deadlock over new investment projects at Map Ta Phut.
Bangkok Post 19 November 2009 | Vichaya Pitsuwan and Mongkol Bangprapa
The People's Eastern Network is threatening further court battles over the Map Ta Phut dispute unless the Supreme Administrative Court stands by a lower court's injunction order.
The Nation 18 November 2009 | Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul
PTT Group's consolidation is set to be delayed until the Supreme Administrative Court rules on the fate of 76 industrial projects in Map Ta Phut and nearby areas that have been suspended.
Bangkok Post 13 November 2009 | Vichaya Pitsuwan and Mongkol Bangprapa
Most of those affected by the environmental problems at the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate are confident the government's latest initiative to resolve the impasse will result in a breakthrough.
Bangkok Post 10 November 2009 | Apinya Wipatayotin
Pollution to be fixed 'within three months'
RAYONG: Deputy Prime Minister Korbsak Sabhavasu has told people affected by industrial pollution in Map Ta Phut he will improve the environment within three months.
Bangkok Post 03 November 2009
Activists ready to fight investors on pollution
More than 180 major investment projects are hanging in the balance after activists vowed to seek a special court order to halt them under a constitutional article covering health and environmental impacts.