Ax(5) to EP2/N9/A/56 Pt.2


2835 1964

2591 0558



4 July 2002



By Registered Post & Fax: 2714 5289



Dear Sir,


Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Ordinance, Cap. 499,

Application for Approval of EIA Report

Project Title:  Improvement to Tung Chung Road

Between Lung Tseng Tau and Cheung Sha

(Application No.: EIA-075/2002)


                I refer to your application of 6 April 2002 for approval of the above EIA report under Section 6(2) of the EIA Ordinance and our previous letter of 7th May 2002 advising you on the suitability of the EIA report for public inspection.


                After the public inspection period and the consultation with the Advisory Council on the Environment, I now advise you that under section 8(3) of the Ordinance, the captioned EIA report as exhibited under section 7(1) is approved with the attached conditions.


                Under section 15 of the Ordinance, the approved EIA report will be placed on the EIA Ordinance’s Register. The approved EIA report and the approval conditions will also be placed on the EIA Ordinance’s Website ( All the recommendations of the approved EIA report must be properly implemented. Any subsequent change to the approved EIA report must be agreed with the Director in writing, and will be placed on the Register as directed by the Director.


                The approval of the EIA report shall not remove any person’s responsibility to comply with other legislation or to obtain other Government’s approvals.


                Should you have any queries concerning the above application, please contact Mr. Simon Hui of this department at 2835 1105.




Yours faithfully,





(K. S. CHAN)

Assistant Director (Environmental Assessment & Noise)(Atg)

for Director of Environmental Protection


c.c.   Secretary of the ACE EIA Subcommittee   (Attn: Ms. Petula Poon)              Fax: 2136 3321

Project Title : Improvement to Tung Chung Road

Between Lung Tseng Tau and Cheung Sha


Reference of the Approved EIA Report in the Register : AEIAR-061/2002

Conditions of Approval under Section 8(3) of the EIA Ordinance (the Ordinance)




The EIA Report as exhibited under Section 7(1) of the Ordinance is approved by the Director on the condition that the following requirements shall form part of the approved EIA Report :


1.                          The project proponent shall develop a robust Environmental Monitoring and Audit programme to improve the effectiveness of the sedimentation tanks and appropriate additional measures (such as filter system) should be incorporated.


2.                          The project proponent shall liaise with Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and other Government departments to develop a plan on the beneficial use of the materials resulting from vegetation clearance so as to reduce the amount to be taken to landfills. The proposal shall be incorporated into the Waste Management Plan to be submitted for the Director’s approval.





Environmental Protection Department

July 2002