TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Executive Summary   I

1.       INTRODUCTION   1

2.       AIR QUALITY   4

3.       NOISE   9

4.       LANDSCAPE AND VISUAL   13

5.       WASTE MANAGEMENT   14

6.       SITE INSPECTION   15

7.       ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLAINT AND NON-COMPLIANCE   17

8.       IMPLEMENTATION STATUS OF ENVIRONMENTAL MITIGATION MEASURES   18

9.       FUTURE KEY ISSUES   19

10.     Conclusions   20

 

 

FIGURES

 

Figure 1                 Project General Layout

Figure 2                 Air and Noise Monitoring Locations

 

 

LIST OF APPENDICES

 

Appendix A

Construction Programme

Appendix B

Project Organization Chart

Appendix C

Action and Limit Levels for Air Quality and Noise

Appendix D

Calibration Certificates of Monitoring Equipment

Appendix E

Environmental Monitoring Schedules

Appendix F

Air Quality Monitoring Data

Appendix G

Noise Monitoring Data

Appendix H

Event Action Plans

Appendix I

Waste Flow Table

Appendix J

Environmental Mitigation Implementation Schedule (EMIS)

Appendix K

Weather and Meteorological Conditions during Reporting Period

Appendix L

Cumulative statistics on Environmental Complaints, Notifications of Summons and Successful Prosecution

Appendix M

Summary of Site Audit in the Reporting Month

Appendix N

Outstanding Issues and Deficiencies

 

Executive Summary

 

 i.    The Civil Engineering and Development Department HKSAR has appointed MateriaLab Consultants Limited (MCL) to undertake the Environmental Team services for the Project and implement the EM&A works.

 

ii.    This Monthly EM&A report presents the environmental monitoring and audit works for the period between 1 September 2016 and 30 September 2016. As informed by the Contractor, major activities in the reporting month were:

 

ž    Carrying out pre-drilling;

ž    Construction of guide walls and temporary D-walls;

ž    Construction of Socketed H piles;

ž    Temporary utility diversion;

ž    Excavation and Earth Lateral Support (ELS) construction for Supporting Underground Structure (SUS) and Subway B;

ž    Demolition of Radar Tower;

ž    Construction of temporary road diversion of Shing Cheong Road

ž    Construction of District Cooling System Works; and

ž    Implementation of Temporary Traffic Arrangement (TTA).

 

Breaches of the Action and Limit Levels

 

iii.    No Action / Limit Level exceedance was recorded for 24-hr TSP and construction noise at KTD1a, KTD2a and KER1a in the reporting month.

 

Complaint, Notification of Summons and Successful Prosecution

 

iv.    No environmental complaint and no notification of summons and successful prosecution were received in the reporting month.

 

Reporting Changes

 

v.    There was no reporting change in the reporting month.

 

Future Key Issues

 

vi.    The key issues to be considered in the coming reporting month include:

 

Potential environmental impacts arising from the above construction activities are mainly associated with construction dust, construction noise, water quality, waste management and landscape and visual impact.