KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The developer of the Penang South Reclamation project cannot start work on the site until it secures an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) that is approved by the Ministry of Environment and Water, says Minister Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man (pictured).
GEORGE TOWN (Feb 12): Non-governmental organisation Penang Forum said the Penang state government should delay the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project pending an appeal case against the project, the Malay Mail reported today.
Group unsatisfied by explanation from authorities, says new islands were ‘sneaked’ into Penang Structure Plan
GEORGE TOWN: Local pressure group Socialist Progressive Front is unsatisfied by the explanation from local authorities on the fourth and fifth island in the 2030 Penang Structure Plan (RSN) revealed last week and claims the islands were "sneaked in", Free Malaysia Today (FMT) reported today.
GEORGE TOWN (Nov 4): It looks like the mega Penang South Reclamation or PSR project is still facing opposition from some sectors.
GEORGE TOWN: Pressure group Penang Forum has rubbished an explanation by Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow that the state waited two years for the Department of Environment (DoE) to approve the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): The Penang state government has yet to receive any formal approval for the Penang South Reclamation (PSR).
GEORGE TOWN (June 20): The state government may review “the scale of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR)” project if there is funding from Putrajaya for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), The Star reported today.
GEORGE TOWN (Feb 19): The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will be presented at the National Physical Plan Council (MPFN) in April, state exco Jagdeep Singh Deo said today.
PETALING JAYA (July 13): Penang will request for federal funding for its Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) if its application to reclaim land from the southern coast of the island to create three man-made ones is rejected, reported the Malay Mail.