Illegal Banbung dump cleared, arrest warrant issued

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Chonburi has cleaned up a Banbung lot where chemicals and garbage were dumped illegally and issued an arrest warrant for the man believed responsible for the mess.

At his monthly update meeting with provincial administrators March 28, Chonburi Gov. Khomsan Ekachai said workers had rehabilitated the lot in Mabpai and removed the chemicals. At the same time, an arrest warrant was issued for Sriphai Thumnong, who allegedly polluted the land.

Gov. Khomsan Ekachai leads the monthly update meeting with provincial administrators.Gov. Khomsan Ekachai leads the monthly update meeting with provincial administrators.

Khomsan also acknowledged that the province is experiencing a shortage of postal service workers. He told bureaucrats that the province’s large industrial and tourist centers have created more mail that the workforce can handle, particularly for express mail, which currently has 63 dedicated carriers.

The meeting also covered other routine items, including announcements about planned Songkran festivities, seasonal increases in rabies outbreaks, agricultural promotion plans, and participation in the National Anti-Corruption Council.

The meeting wrapped with announcements of new bureaucratic appointments, including those of Chakhorn Kanchawatta to the appointed role of mayor for Phanat Nikhom, and Abhisit Theeraphuwanarith as mayor of Phanthong. Murthatheer Rakchartcharoen was also named district chief for Banglamung, replacing Chawalit Saeng-Uthai.