Penang Major Roads

Preliminary EIA will bypass public consultation process

Date of Release: 
Sep 14 2015

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are concerned that the Department of Environment’s (DOE) requirement that the project proponent of three road packages in Penang Island only needs to submit a Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) would mean that the public will not have an opportunity to review the EIA report and provide their feedback.

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