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Penang govt yet to decide whether to proceed with undersea tunnel project, says exco
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 13 — The Penang state government has yet to make a decision on whether the controversial undersea tunnel project will be built, said state exco Zairil Khir Johari (DAP - Tanjung Bungah).

The Infrastructure and Transport Committee chairman said the state will only make a decision after the feasibility report on the tunnel by Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd (CZC) is finalised.

"So, at this time, there is no need to submit an Environmental Impact Assessment for the project until the feasibility report is finalised by CZC," he said in his written reply to a question by Mohd Yusni Mat Piah (PAS - Penaga) at the state legislative assembly.

Mohd Yusni had asked the state to reveal the EIA for the undersea tunnel and to list the agencies that had approved the project.

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