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Science park’s wastewater policy protested

By Lee I-chia  /  Staff reporter

However, the basic infrastructure of the park might not be completed for another two to three years, Hochen said, adding that many companies have already expressed interest in building plants in the park.

Responding to how the council would deal with opposing voices, Hochen said: “Communication is a never ending thing. The council will continue to communicate with the people with concerns.”

“However, from my experience of EIA meetings, I believe that many of these people are not fully informed and become emotional when expressing their feelings, instead of discussing facts rationally.”

A workforce will also be established to monitor whether the park’s operations conform to the EIA, with one-third of the members to come a from third party, one-third from the park administration and one-third from local residents, he added.

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