Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Ordinance, Cap. 499

Application for Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit

Application No.:DIR-107/2004


Project Title : Maintenance Dredging for Ocean Terminal and Seawater Pump House


Date of the Director’s Permission : 28 October 2004


Condition Imposed under Section 5(12) of the Ordinance

for Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit





1.         All measures described in the Project Profile submitted by the applicant to EPD on 15 September 2004 shall be fully implemented.


2.         Silt curtain shall be provided around all dredging grab(s) at all time throughout the dredging operation to contain the dispersion of sediments.  The silt curtain shall be made of permeable fabric and extended to seabed.  The silt curtain shall be properly maintained to ensure no sediment release at the seabed / silt curtain interface and at the topwater level / silt curtain interfaces.


3.         Barges shall leave the site for off-site disposal of the dredged mud as soon as they are fully loaded with dredged sediment.


4.         The proposed water quality monitoring programme in the Project Profile shall be fully implemented throughout the Project period including a period of at least 2 weeks immediately after the completion of dredging works. 




Under section 17 of the EIA Ordinance, the applicant may appeal to the Appeal Board against the above condition within 30 days of the receipt of this notice of the Director’s decision.



Environmental Protection Department

October 2004