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Buildings in hot seat over smoking ban 

Jump to full article: Jakarta Post (id), 2007-06-27
Author: Adianto P. Simamora, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta


Two years after the city administration imposed a smoking ban, many buildings, including government offices, are still yet to comply, a survey has found.

A recent study conducted by the Jakarta Environment Management Board (BPLHD) showed that half of the 197 inspected buildings did not have standard smoking areas.

"And 15 of the buildings have done nothing to comply with the regulation," BPLHD head of pollution control Ridwan Panjaitan, told The Jakarta Post on Tuesday.

Governor Sutiyoso announced the survey's results during Environment Night late Monday, awarding 10 building managements, including four hospitals and two universities, for their achievements.

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