Say No to SUKE

Anti-SUKE group chief and media barred from Prolintas dialogue with residents

Date of Release: 
Feb 22 2016

AMPANG, Feb 22 — A Say No To SUKE (SNTS) representative was barred from entering a dialogue session between residents of Kampung Tengah and Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings Berhad (Prolintas) over the construction of the disputed Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang (SUKE) highway today.

SNTS protem committee chairman Muhammad Agos Abul Hasan Ashari said the meeting was initially open to the public but upon his arrival, a representative from Prolintas informed him that it was only open to residents of Kampung Tengah.

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Selangor government silence not golden, says anti-highway group

Date of Release: 
Jan 27 2016

In a statement, the group said that it had been more than a week since the SNTS committee attended a meeting with Selangor state exco for Infrastructure Zaidy Abdul Talib to address residents’ concerns about the highway.

The group said that there had been no further correspondence with the Selangor government, official or otherwise, since the meeting.

“No written explanation or justifications were provided on why the project had been approved.

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Anti-SUKE group wants new environmental impact assessment report

Date of Release: 
Jan 19 2016

SNTS chairman Agos Hassan Ashari said that they only found out about the extension at a meeting with Selangor infrastructure exco Zaidy Abdul Talib this evening.

"We checked with the DOE (Department of Environment) last year and they confirmed that as of December 31, 2015, there had been no application for anu extension from project developer Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings Sdn Bhd (Prolintas).

"However, today were told that the DOE had made a mistake and the document was extended until 2017," he said.

Agos said the meeting with Zaidy and the authorities was uneventful.

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Group protests against proposed Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang expressway

Date of Release: 
Dec 7 2015

The Say No to SUKE (SNTS) group claims the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Expressway (SUKE) is illegal, based on the project’s Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) that the group had obtained.

“The Town and Country Planning Act 1976 clearly states that any project not found in the local plan shall be automatically rejected.

“Both the Kuala Lumpur Local Plan and the Ampang Jaya Local Plan do not mention SUKE,” SNTS pro-tem committee chairman Muhammad Agos Abul Hasan Ashari said.

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EIA not in favour of SUKE

Date of Release: 
Dec 13 2015

An international environmental advocacy group has suggested that the proposed Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) be reviewed after its study of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on the project found it would adversely affect the environment.

The Environmental Advocate Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) said the report failed to highlight the hazards of air pollution that residents along the highway would have to endure.

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Selangor government must look into concerns over SUKE highway project, they say

Date of Release: 
Nov 3 2015

AN Anti-highway pressure group will consider taking legal action against the Selangor government if their concerns and demands regarding the construction of the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Expressway (SUKE) are not met.

The Say No To SUKE (SNTS) group said it might have to resort to legal action as a last resort to get the project scrapped.

SNTS protem committee chairman Muhammad Agos Abul Hasan Ashari said they were also disappointed over Selangor Mentri Besar Mohamed Azmin Ali’s comments regarding the approval of the highway.

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Anti-SUKE group considering legal action

Date of Release: 
Nov 1 2015

MPANG, Nov 1 — The lack of information regarding the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) has prompted a coalition of concerned citizens to take matters into their own hands.

The Say No to SUKE (SNTS) action group held their first public hearing session for residents and traders hoping to raise awareness on the project.

SNTS protem committee chairman Agos Hasan said the lack of engagement by the relevant authorities on the project have created a void of information in impacted areas.

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Anti-SUKE group wants highway scrapped, stakeholders consulted

Date of Release: 
Oct 29 2015

SNTS chairman Agos Hasan said more than 60 residential schemes in Ampang would be affected when work on the project commenced next June.

“We want the project to be halted pending our request for documents and information such as the Traffic Impact Assessment and Environmental Impact Assessment reports, which we need to study,” he said after presenting a memorandum to Ampang MP Zuraida Kamarudin this afternoon at MPAJ headquarters.

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SNTS gets letter of support from Ampang MP

Date of Release: 
Nov 11 2015

The Say No to SUKE (SNTS) group has received a letter of support from Ampang Member of Parliament YB Zuraida Kamaruddin to obtain all the relevant documents pertaining to the Sungai Besi Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) project from concessionaire Prolintas.

The letter was provided in response to a memorandum from SNTS to the Selangor government.

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