'Reclamation works do not need EIA report'


JOHOR BARU: Reclamation works under the “Forest City” project, that is feared by Singapore to have a possible impact on the island republic, do not require the Envi­ronmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report as the area reclaimed is not more than 20.2ha.

According to the Johor director of the Department of Environment (DOE) Mokhtar Abdul Majid, currently reclamation works at the Johor Straits, near the Gelang Patah Second Link, only involved an area measuring 19.8 ha.

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