Controversial project set to get EIA nod

Men at work: The contractor clearing land for the site office and heavy equipment depot while awaiting EIA approval, near the Sukau township. Conservationists fear the proposed bridge will seriously impact wildlife there.

KOTA KINABALU: The construction of a bridge that conservationists fear will further harm endangered wildlife in Kinabatangan is set to receive the green light.

The terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact assessment (EIA) has been approved by the state Environmental Protection Department, said Sukau assemblyman Datuk Saddi Abdul Rahman.

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