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Protesters rally over leopard cat habitat

PLAN TO BE REVIEWED:A lack of research on plans to mitigate the impact on the animal’s habitat prompted the environmental assembly to send the plan for review

By Lee I-chia  /  Staff reporter

Another committee member asked whether the bypass would solve congestion problems for vehicles traveling to the area, because the road would go around the township.

After more than three hours of discussion, the meeting concluded that because the area is an important habitat for the endangered species and there was not enough research to show that the local government’s compensation measures would be effective, more discussion would be needed before a decision could be made.

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