Thursday, December 29, 2011

KL Outer Ring Road Detailed EIA is Out for Public Comment

The DOE has posted the the announcement for the KLORR DEIA (KL Outer Ring Road Detailed Environmental Impact Assessment) in the DOE Website.

We've had a quick look so far at the Executive Summary.  The Selangor State Park is not mentioned in the Executive Summary.  Instead they have stated that the road will affect forest reserves i.e Hulu Gombak Forest Reserve, Ampang Forest Reserve and Hulu Langat Forest Reserve and that the whole forest reserve area affected will be 214.7 ha.

Documents can be viewed from 12 Dec 2011 to 9 Jan 2012.  The Executive Summary can be downloaded from the DOE website.  The list of locations where documents can be viewed is also given in the DOE website.

Deadline for submission of comments is 23rd January 2012.

Written comments must be submitted to:
    Director General 
    Department of Environment
    Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
    Level 2, Podium 3, Wisma Sumber Asli
    No.25, Persiaran Perdana 
    62574 PUTRAJAYA
    (Attn: Assessment Division –DEIA Secretariat)
    Tel : 03-8871 2000, Fax : 03-8889 1045

This is your chance to speak up for the Park and the creatures that live within it, as well as to protect our quality of life that the Park provides.  Don't wait for someone else to take action.   You can email to TrEES is you'd like to share your comments, thoughts and findings.

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