Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Power Cut Ahead?
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Power Cut Ahead?

Fed Up, Buleleng Bali Regent Wants the PLTU Power Plant Project in North Bali Closed Down


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Celukan Bawang, PLTU Power Plant. PT GEB, General Energi Bali, Egon Wisnu, China Hudian Engineering Corporations, Putu Agus Suradyana, power plant closure
Click Image to Enlarge

(6/2/2013)

The regency of Buleleng has called for the giant Coal-powered steam power plant (PLTU) at Celukan Bawang to be closed due to the continuing failure of PT General Energi Bali (PT GEB) and China Hudian Engineering Corporation to obtain required licenses and operating permits.

Information collected by Bali Post on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, says the Regent of Buleleng, Putu Agus Suradyana, issued a formal warning to the companies on April 19, 2013, listing five points why the Regent wants the project stopped. The points listed in the warning letter were:

  • The failure to create a company profile.
  • The failure to present a detailed environmental impact plan.
  • The lack of a detailed layout for the plant
  • The lack of an accurate time schedule for completion of the power plant project.
  • The failure to obtain all the licenses and permits required by both the central and regional government.
Separately, the Regent expressed his unhappiness with the two companies’ failure to keep their promise made to him to discuss a final resolution of the various legal issues confronting the project after Chinese New Year.

For all these reasons, Suradyana is calling for a closure of the mega-project.

The formal call by the Regent to close the plant prompted the Buleleng House of Representatives (DPRD-Buleleng) to convene hearings with the two companies on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

The two companies told the Buleleng legislators that the Regents letter dates April 19, 2013 was only received in Early May.

While the man in charge of the project for PT GEB, Egon Wisnu S, was unprepared to comment in detail to the Regent’s letter except to say that the information and data requested was in preparation. Wisnu said all the items requested by the Buleleng government would be handed to the Legislature within 10 days of his meeting with lawmakers.

Ego also said permits for the use of ground water had not been secured because the project had yet to tap local ground water. Meanwhile, a permit for use of a pier for unloading construction material has been temporarily addressed by closure of the subject pier until the requested permit is in hand.

The plant at Celukan Bawang has been the subject of protests from local landowners claiming they have not been compensated for use of their land. Meanwhile, immigration officials have arrested and deported groups of illegal Chinese workers at the project on at least two occasions.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Fly me to the Ginger Moon
Bali Culinary Professionals Monthly Luncheon at Ginger Moon Saturday, February 28, 2015
(1/31/2015)
An Epidemic of Death
Governor Calls for Detailed Study of Suicide in Bali
(1/31/2015)
A Toothless Tiger
Minister of Transportation Order to Bar Overloaded Trucks from Entering Bali Remains Unenforced in the Face of Defiant Truck Drivers
(1/31/2015)
Tourism Minister Visits Bali
Indonesian Tourism Minister Thinks Bali Needs a 100,000-person Capacity Exhibition Hall
(1/31/2015)
Take Me for What I Am
Indonesian Visitors without Valid KTP Refused Entry to Bali at Gilimanuk Port
(1/31/2015)
When Policemen Take License
NZ Media Couple Report Inappropriate Request from Bali Traffic Cop
(1/31/2015)
International Crime Busters
Australian Federal Police Will Continue to Provide Information to Assist Indonesian Police in the Arrest of Australian Lawbreakers
(1/30/2015)
Left Holding the Bag
Baggage Storage Facilities at Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport
(1/30/2015)
Altitude Sickness
Indonesian Airlines Required to Check Cockpit Crews Health on Each Flight Before Takeoff
(1/30/2015)
Service Charge Included
Garuda to Resume Inclusion of Passenger Service Charge in Ticket Price Effective February 1, 2015
(1/30/2015)
Bali Will Crack Down on Illegal Workers in 2015
Immigration, Police and Manpower Officials to Closely Supervise Foreign Workers in 2015
(1/30/2015)
Five Stars in the Indonesian Skies
Garuda Indonesia Earns Five Star Rating from Skytrax
(1/30/2015)
All [News]!