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EIA expert: Safe to use 4,000kg explosives in Penang highway

He says drilling and blasting of 4 tunnels for proposed highway will cause minimal disturbance.

Govt’s decision on Penang highway might make no one happy, says...

Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin says a 'middle path' solution must be found to the dispute over the controversial project.

Carry out fresh EIA on Penang highway project, Putrajaya told

Activist and environmentalist voice concern over the impact of the Pan Island Link 1 project on the environment and society.

Penang Forum fears highway project will proceed despite objections

It says past experiences have shown that projects are approved by federal environmental regulators without care given to genuine concerns.

Don: Penang Forum’s highway briefing nearly cancelled due to ‘interference’

However, the event held at USM proceeded after the university's vice-chancellor gave the nod.

Most Penangites have no clue about massive highway project, says NGO

Feedback from explainers held over the past two months reveals most are surprised that a highway project is taking place in their backyards, says Penang Forum.

‘Bad vibes’ from Penang highway construction can drive out factories, says...

High-value, precision factories might relocate as a result of a proposed highway, part of the transport master plan for Penang, passing through the Bayan Lepas industrial area, says NGO leader.

2 Chinese schools, St Nicholas tell Penang govt to shift planned...

They submit memorandum to chief minister asking that an elevated road, part of a proposed highway, be shifted elsewhere as it will pose a hazard to schoolchildren and road users.

So what if there are faults in granite? You can still...

It is alarmist to conclude that tunnelling through granite with fault lines 'can be disastrous'.

Activist tells tale of ‘sleepless nights’ to Penang CM over highway...

Penang CM says detailed explanation on 'dangerous' granite fault lines issue would be given in next few days.

Bencana di P Pinang jika terowong kena garis sesar, kata pakar

Ahli sains tanah Kam Suan Pheng mengkritik laporan EIA kerana tidak pedulikan kebimbangan termasuk kesan aliran air bawah tanah.

Catastrophe in Penang if tunnel works hit fault lines, expert warns

Soil scientist Kam Suan Phen also criticises the EIA report for ignoring critical concerns including the impact of underground water flow.

Penduduk bidas ketua menteri dulu bantah, kini sokong projek lebuh raya

Pengerusi Persatuan Penduduk Tanjung Bungah berkata, semasa pemerintahan kerajaan BN pada 2002, Chow Kon Yeow antara pembangkang yang membantah projek Lingkaran Luar Pulau Pinang.

PIL1-ECRL: KM Pulau Pinang minta Najib tidak kelirukan orang awam

Kos PIL 1 ketika ini adalah anggaran awal dan akan dimuktamadkan selepas tender terbuka kompetitif diberikan kepada kontraktor pakej kerja berkelayakan.

Najib: Pan Island Link lebih mahal daripada ECRL dibantah PH

Bekas perdana menteri itu berkata kerajaan negeri sudah memohon RM1 bilion dari kerajaan Persekutuan sebagai modal permulaan projek tersebut.

NGOs want ‘drill and blast’ highway in Penang scrapped

Penang Forum says the Council of Eminent Persons also wants an immediate review of the controversial Penang Transport Master Plan.

We need tunnels to avoid running through Air Itam town, says...

Penang CM calls for calm as the PIL 1 highway project remains a proposal until now and state government will listen to views of people first.