Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Ordinance, Cap.499

Application for Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit

(Application No.: DIR-217/2011)

Project Title: Asia Submarine-cable Express (ASE) - Tseung Kwan O



Conditions Imposed under Section 5(12) of the Ordinance

for Permission to Apply Directly for Environmental Permit


1.              All measures described in the Project Profile (PP-452/2011) submitted with the application shall be fully implemented.


2.              Prior to application for environmental permit of the project, the Applicant shall submit to the Director for approval a detailed monitoring and audit (EM&A) programme covering water quality impact and coral inspection, including employing an independent checker to audit the implementation of all mitigation measures in 1 above or as directed by the Director and submit EM&A report to the Director during and upon completion of the construction work.



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


Environmental Protection Department

November 2011