No-go for reclamation project

Pending approval: A Google satellite map showing the three man-made islands planned under the PSR project.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will not go ahead, pending approval of the environment management plan (EMP) by the Department of Environment (DOE), says Environment and Water Minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.

“Work on the site cannot proceed pending DOE approval as the EMP is one of the main conditions out of 72 set under the Environmental Impact Assessment, ” he told Che Alias Hamid (PAS-Kemaman) in Dewan Rakyat yesterday.

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