Matou Mountain

Kaohsiung residents file charges over landfill plans

Date of Release: 
Sep 6 2015

Residents from Kaohsiung’s Cishan (旗山) and Neimen (內門) Districts rallied in front of the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors’ Office on Friday to file charges against the city government for allegedly favoring a waste processor that plans to build a landfill for industrial waste at the foot of Matou Mountain (馬頭山).

The residents, led by a local self-help group, pressed charges against Fuchun Corp (富駿事業股份有限公司) for allegedly constructing a road at the foot of the mountain without authorization.

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