Date of Release:
Dec 1 2012
"Right now the draft and field surveys are complete," said Tin Maung Swe, chairwoman of the supporting team for the development of the zone. "The environmental management plan is under way and the EIA is being finalised.
"Two public hearings will be held and they can all be completed in January or February."
Zaw Aung, a researcher at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, said an EIA would show a project's positive and negative impacts on the environment before construction begins.