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HCAL 9/2010


  1. This case is concerned with whether the Director of Environmental Protection (“the Director”) has properly discharged her statutory duties and functions under the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance, Cap. 499 (“the EIAO”), in respect of part of the works forming the proposed Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (“the HKZM Bridge”) project.
  2. Specifically, the case raises the question of whether the air quality impact of two of the projects connected with the HKZM Bridge was properly assessed in the environmental impact assessment reports for those projects.  The applicant, who is a resident of Fu Tung Estate in Tung Chung where one of the air sensitive receivers for the air quality impact assessment in respect of the two projects in question is located, contends that it was not.


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