4.          NON-COMPLIANCE (EXCEEDANCES) OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY PERFORMANCE LIMITS (ACTION AND LIMIT LEVELS)

Summary of Exceedances

4.1              Environmental monitoring works were performed in the reporting period and all monitoring results were checked and reviewed.  A summary of exceedances is attached in Appendix K. 

 

            Air Quality

4.2              No Action/Limit Level exceedance was recorded in the reporting quarter.

 

Construction Noise

4.3              Fifty-eight (58) Action Level exceedances were recorded due to the documented complaints received from monitoring stations in the reporting quarter. Thirty-six (36) Limit Level exceedances were recorded for night time construction noise in the reporting quarter. Four (4) Limit Level exceedances were recorded for day time construction noise in the reporting quarter.

 

Water Quality

4.4              Three (3) Action Level exceedance and Fifteen (15) Limit Level exceedances were recorded for groundwater quality monitoring in the reporting quarter. It is considered that the exceedances were non-project related.

 

4.5              One Hundred Ten (110) Action Level exceedance and Four Hundred and Ninety Two (492) Limit Level exceedances were recorded for marine water quality monitoring in the reporting quarter.

 

4.6              Ecological Monitoring

No action/limit level of mortality was exceeded in the monitoring survey conducted in the reporting quarter.

 

Monitoring on Cultural Heritage

4.7              No Alert Alarm and Action (AAA) Level exceedance was recorded in the reporting quarter.

 

Landscape and Visual

4.8              No non-compliance of the landscape and visual impact was recorded in the reporting quarter.

 

            Landfill Gas

4.9              No Limit Level exceedance was recorded in the reporting quarter.

 

Review of the Reasons for and the Implications of Non-compliance

 

4.10          During site audits in the reporting quarter, no non-compliances were recorded. Recommendations made in each individual site audit session were attached in the Appendix H.


Summary of Environmental Complaints and Prosecutions

4.11          Sixty (60) cases of environmental complaints on this Project were received in the reporting quarter.  The details were attached in the Appendix L.

 

4.12          No environmental prosecution was received in the reporting quarter.