On 6 December 2019, Mighty Earth released the Rapid Response Report 22. The report claimed PT Agro Sarimas Indonesia (PT ASI), a subsidiary of Agro Sarimas Group of clearing 136 ha of forest between 23 June 2019 and 21 November 2019.
Apical seek clarification from Agro Sarimas Group (ASG).
ASG clarified that PT ASI has stop land clearing and has no plans to further develop the land. According to ASG, the alleged land clearing mentioned in the report was due to fires incident. ASG shared with Apical the overlay map and location of land clearing.