Project Title: Shenzhen Western Corridor

Reference of the Approved EIA Report in the Register : AEIAR-067/2002
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 requirement shall form part of the approved EIA Report:

1. The project proponent shall monitor the sedimentation rate in Deep Bay area during the construction stage and up to one year after the project has commenced operation.

2. The project proponent shall regularly brief the EIA Subcommittee of the Advisory Council on the Environment on the progress of the environmental management of the project such as the environmental monitoring and auditing programme relating to the project and lighting design of the bridge.

3. Before the project commences operation, the project proponent shall provide the EIA Sub-committee of the Advisory Council on the Environment with a detailed emergency response plan on how to deal with traffic incidents causing chemical spillages on either side of territorial boundary on the bridge.

4. The project proponent shall notify the oyster farmers in the Deep Bay area and the Mai Po Nature Reserve of any incidents causing major spillages of dredged sediments in the Deep Bay during the construction stage of the project.

Environmental Protection Department
November 2002