West Kowloon Cultural District

 

 

Environmental Impact Assessment (Final)

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July 2013

West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Content


Chapter    Title                                                                                                                           Page

1.               Introduction_____________________________________________________________________

1.1                  Background______________________________________________________________________

1.2                  Designated Projects under the EIA Ordinance____________________________________________

1.3                  Objectives of the EIA Study__________________________________________________________

1.4                  Key Environmental Issues___________________________________________________________

1.5                  Use of Relevant Studies_____________________________________________________________

1.6                  Structure of the EIA Report___________________________________________________________

 

2.               Project Description_______________________________________________________________

2.1                  Existing Site Conditions_____________________________________________________________

2.2                  Project Components_______________________________________________________________

2.3                  Need of the Project________________________________________________________________

2.4                  Consideration of Alternative Development Options________________________________________

2.5                  Consideration of Alternative Construction Methods and Sequences of Works____________________

2.6                  Summary of Selection of Preferred Scenario_____________________________________________

2.7                  Proposed Project Programme________________________________________________________

2.8                  Concurrent Projects________________________________________________________________

 

3.               Air Quality Impact________________________________________________________________

3.1                  Introduction______________________________________________________________________

3.2                  Air Quality Legislations, Standards and Guidelines________________________________________

3.3                  Baseline Conditions________________________________________________________________

3.4                  Identification of Pollution Sources_____________________________________________________

3.5                  Air Quality Modelling Methodology_____________________________________________________

3.6                  Evaluation and Assessment of the Air Quality Impacts______________________________________

3.7                  Mitigation Measures________________________________________________________________

3.8                  Evaluation of Residual Impacts_______________________________________________________

3.9                  Environmental Monitoring and Audit___________________________________________________

3.10                Conclusion_______________________________________________________________________

 

4.               Noise Impact____________________________________________________________________

4.1                  Introduction______________________________________________________________________

4.2                  Noise Legislations, Standards and Guidelines____________________________________________

4.3                  Baseline Conditions________________________________________________________________

4.4                  Identification of Pollution Sources_____________________________________________________

4.5                  Assessment Methodology___________________________________________________________

4.6                  Evaluation of the Noise Impacts_______________________________________________________

4.7                  Mitigation Measures________________________________________________________________

4.8                  Evaluation of Residual Impacts_______________________________________________________

4.9                  Environmental Monitoring and Audit___________________________________________________

4.10                Conclusion_______________________________________________________________________

 

5.               Water Quality Impact______________________________________________________________

5.1                  Introduction______________________________________________________________________

5.2                  Water Quality Legislations, Standards and Guidelines______________________________________

5.3                  Assessment Area, Water Sensitive Receivers and Baseline Conditions_________________________

5.4                  Identification of Water Quality Impact___________________________________________________

5.5                  Assessment Methodology___________________________________________________________

5.6                  Prediction and Evaluation of the Water Quality Impact______________________________________

5.7                  Mitigation of Adverse Water Quality Impact______________________________________________

5.8                  Evaluation of Cumulative and Residual Water Quality Impact________________________________

5.9                  Water Quality Monitoring and Audit____________________________________________________

5.10                Conclusion_______________________________________________________________________

 

6.               Sewerage and Sewage Treatment Implication_________________________________________

6.1                  Introduction______________________________________________________________________

6.2                  Sewerage and Sewage Treatment Legislations, Standards and Guidelines______________________

6.3                  Baseline Conditions________________________________________________________________

6.4                  Assessment Methodology___________________________________________________________

6.5                  Evaluation and Assessment of Sewerage and Sewage Treatment Implications___________________

6.6                  Hydraulic Modelling________________________________________________________________

6.7                  Mitigation Measures________________________________________________________________

6.8                  Environmental Monitoring and Audit___________________________________________________

6.9                  Conclusion_______________________________________________________________________

 

7.               Waste Management Implication_____________________________________________________

7.1                  Introduction______________________________________________________________________

7.2                  Waste Management Legislations, Standards and Guidelines_________________________________

7.3                  Assessment Methodology___________________________________________________________

7.4                  Identification, Prediction and Evaluation of Environmental Impact_____________________________

7.5                  Mitigation of Adverse Environmental Impact_____________________________________________

7.6                  Evaluation of Residual Impact________________________________________________________

7.7                  Environmental Monitoring and Audit___________________________________________________

7.8                  Conclusion_______________________________________________________________________

 

8.               Land Contamination______________________________________________________________

8.1                  Introduction______________________________________________________________________

8.2                  Environmental Legislation, Standards and Guidelines______________________________________

8.3                  Description of the Environmental Baseline Conditions______________________________________

8.4                  Assessment Methodology___________________________________________________________

8.5                  Identification and Evaluation of Environmental Impact______________________________________

8.6                  Mitigation of Adverse Environmental Impact_____________________________________________

8.7                  Evaluation of Residual Impact________________________________________________________

8.8                  Environmental Monitoring and Audit___________________________________________________

8.9                  Conclusion_______________________________________________________________________

 

9.               Ecological Impact (Terrestrial)______________________________________________________

9.1                  Introduction______________________________________________________________________

9.2                  Ecological Legislations, Standards and Guidelines________________________________________

9.3                  Assessment Methodology___________________________________________________________

9.4                  Baseline Conditions________________________________________________________________

9.5                  Evaluation and Assessment of Ecological Impacts_________________________________________

9.6                  Mitigation Measures________________________________________________________________

9.7                  Residual Impacts__________________________________________________________________

9.8                  Environmental Monitoring and Audit___________________________________________________

9.9                  Conclusion_______________________________________________________________________

9.10                Reference_______________________________________________________________________

 

10.              Landscape and Visual Impact______________________________________________________

10.1                Introduction______________________________________________________________________