Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway

Procedures not followed, say DASH opponents

Date of Release: 
Jan 14 2016

The Selangor Town and Country Planning Department (JPBD) has confirmed that no approval was given for the Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway project.

Say No to DASH (SNTD) group spokesman Michelle Wong said this was announced during a hearing session with the JPBD panel on Tuesday.

“We asked about the status of DASH with regards to the approvals and the officials confirmed that no approval was given by the state government for the DASH highway to proceed with construction,” said Wong.

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Anti-highway lobby says Selangor denies gave nod for DASH

Date of Release: 
Jan 12 2016

SHAH ALAM, Jan 12 — The Selangor Town and Country Planning Department (JPBD) confirmed with the Say No To DASH (SNTD) group that no approval has been given to the Damansara Shah Alam expressway (DASH) concessionaire.

SNTD representative Michelle Wong added that this was despite a news report quoting the concessionaire as saying that a construction company was pre-qualified for the building of the highway.

“We’ve asked about the status of DASH with regards to the approvals and it’s confirmed that no approval has been given by the Selangor government to proceed.

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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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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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