On 18 July 2019, Mighty Earth released the Rapid Response Report 17. The report alleged PT Tantahan Panduhup Asi (PT TPA), a subsidiary of Sumber Tani Agung (STA) of clearing 70 ha of forest and 7 ha were prepared for clearance between 20 March 2019 and 29 June 2019. According to the report, STA supplied to Apical from other mills but not directly from PT TPA.
Apical demanded a clarification from Sumber Tani Agung on the grievance case reported.
STA responded that based on their investigation, the alleged land clearing is located outside of PT TPA concession. The overlay map is available here. STA clarified that PT TPA has conducted HCV and HCS by independent assessor, Aksenta.
The case in now closed by Mighty Earth and has been removed from the Rapid Response 17.