The Proposed Expansion Of Prai Bulk Cargo Terminal (PBCT), Pulau Pinang, MALAYSIA

Penang Port Sdn. Bhd. intends to embark in another port expansion project. It plans to expand its Prai Bulk Cargo Terminal (PBCT), consequently making the terminal operational. The proposed expansion covers a 10 hectares reclamation activity, expansion of the existing jetty seaward, shoreline protection works and construction of railway tracks. As required by Item 10 (b) of the Environmental Quality (Prescribed Activities) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Order 1987, an EIA Study was instituted. The EIA study includes the assessment of existing environment and prediction of impacts towards the existing environment in terms of physical, biological and socio-economical aspects.

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