the Selangor government has approved the degazettement of106.65ha of the Ampang Forest Reserve, a pristine water catchment forest, for the construction of the EKVE. Furthermore, the Selangor State Planning Committee, chaired by the MB, approved the amendments to the Local Plan MPAJ 2020, on 2 June 2015, the final step in government approvals, giving the EKVE the green light to begin construction. ( Blog entry here )
TrEES received official confirmation from the DOE that the DEIA for the EKVE (KLORR eastern route) has been approved on 25 April 2013. Under the approval, only part of the originally proposed expressway has been approved, as Phase 1, from CH0.000 to CH24000.00, 24.16 km in length, starting Sungai Long interchange to Ukay Perdana interchange. ( Blog entry here )
On Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013, The Star published the announcement by AZRB stating the company had inked the concession agreement with the Government for the design, construction, completion, operation, management, and maintenance of the 35.5km EKVE, (the eastern route of the Kuala Lumpur Outer Ring Road) was published in .
Does this mean that DEIA for EKVE has been approved? Will the approved DEIA will be made available to the public? What is the final approved alignment of the 35.5 km EKVE? So many questions but will the public get the answers before works begin? (Blog entry link here)
The Detailed EIA is out for public comment. Written comments are due to the DOE by 23 Jan. 2012. The Selangor State Park is not mentioned in the Executive Summary of the DEIA - a glaring oversight by the authors. Get more info from the Selangor State Park blog entry here. Don't remain silent - the Park protects the quality of life for all of us.
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