Project Title : Helipad at Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island


Reference of the Approved EIA Report in the Register : AEIAR-094/2006

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 amendments shall be incorporated into the EIA Report, and shall form part of the approved EIA Report :


1.                          Environmental Monitoring and Audit (EM&A), including inter alia monitoring of the condition of corals present along the adjacent granite boulder seawall and monitoring of water quality outside the silt curtain, shall be carried out to check, review, verify and validate the environmental performance of the project. The EM&A Manual of the project shall be updated to provide details of the EM&A programme, particularly the coral and water quality monitoring, and the Event/Action Plan detailing the actions to be carried out in case of deteriorating environmental performance.


2.                          Silt curtain shall be properly designed, installed and decommissioned for the project to ensure that the coral along the adjacent granite boulder seawall will not be affected. Diver shall be engaged to inspect the installation and decommissioning of the silt curtain to ensure that the silt curtain will not have any physical conflict with the corals.




Environmental Protection Department

January 2006