No reclamation without DOE approval, Penang exco clarifies

Susan Loone

Modified 4 Apr 2017, 8:19 am

No reclamation works are being carried out in Permatang Damar Laut, where three artificial islands are planned as part of the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).

State executive councillor Chow Kon Yeow said reclamation will not begin until the environmental impact assessment (EIA) is approved by the Department of Environment (DOE).

“The minister can be rest assured that we hold close to our commitment, and will not violate any laws,” said Chow, who is also Penang DAP chief...

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