Advertisement Notice posted by the Applicant

On 25 January 2018, the Drainage Services Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region submitted an application for environmental impact assessment (EIA) study brief to the Director of Environmental Protection and, in accordance with the Environmental Impact Ordinance (Cap. 499), and advertisement was placed in newspapers on 26 January 2018 setting out the period and place of public inspection of the project profile prepared. Since the period of public inspection of the project profile should be from 26 January 2018 to 8 February 2018, the advertisement is amended as follows:

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
ORDINANCE (CHAPTER 499)

Application for Environmental Impact Assessment Study Brief
under Section 5.(1)(a)

An application for environmental impact assessment (EIA) study brief to proceed with EIA study for Yuen Long Barrage Scheme has been submitted by Drainage Services Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to the Director of the Environmental Protection under section 5.(1)(a) of the EIA Ordinance.

The project profile prepared by the applicant is now available for inspection from 26 January 2018 to 8 February 2018 at the following locations :

i.            The EIA Ordinance Register Office, Environmental Protection Department, 27th floor, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Opening hours: Monday to Friday 0900 to 1700, closed on Saturdays, Sunday and Public Holidays);

 

ii.          Wan Chai Environmental Resource Centre, 221 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 1000 to 1700, closed on Tuesday and Public Holidays);

 

iii.         Fanling Environmental Resource Centre, 2nd floor, Government Accommodations, Grand Regentville, 9 Wo Mun Street, Luen Wo Hui, Fanling , New Territories (Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 0930 to 1700, closed on Sunday and Public Holidays); and

 

iv.        Yuen Long District Office during normal office hours.

The project profile will also be uploaded to the EIA Ordinance website (http://www.epd.gov.hk/eia).

The public may forward written comments on the project profile to the Director of Environmental Protection on environmental issues covered by the Technical Memorandum on EIA Process within 14 days of this advertisement. The Technical Memorandum can be obtained from the EIA Ordinance Register Office or the EIA Ordinance website. The comments from the public may be forwarded to any relevant parties in processing of the application. Any written comments should be sent to the following address by post or fax or email:

The EIA Ordinance Register Office,
Environmental Protection Department,
27th floor, Southorn Centre,
130 Hennessy Road,
Wanchai, Hong Kong.


Fax no. : 2147 0894
Email address : eiaocomment@epd.gov.hk

29 January 2018