Environment Department green-lights Johor Forest City project


JOHOR BARU: The Environment Department (DOE) has given the green light for the Forest City project to continue.

In a statement on Wednesday, the project’s master developer Country Garden Pacificview said that the department had approved the Detailed Environment Impact Assessment (DEIA) for the proposed forest city island reclamation and mixed development.

The statement added that the DEIA covers the measures proposed to minimise or mitigate environmental impact through integrated and workable solutions, which were accepted by the DOE.

The Forest City project will create four man-made islands with a gross development value of RM600bil over a period of 30 years.

It is a joint venture between the state government’s subsidiary company Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor (KPRJ) and real estate developer from China, Country Garden.

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