LTA says it will release findings on how initial tests for the Cross Island MRT Line have affected wildlife

A jogger running along the Sime Track in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. LTA said they will release their findings on the environmental impact of the site investigation works in the reserve, which hosts Singapore's largest trove of wildlife.
A jogger running along the Sime Track in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. LTA said they will release their findings on the environmental impact of the site investigation works in the reserve, which hosts Singapore's largest trove of wildlife.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has promised to release its findings on the environmental impact of drilling and other initial works done to assess if the Cross Island MRT Line can be built under the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.

The site investigation works, completed late last year, had involved the drilling of holes to extract soil samples and surveyors going into the forest to gather data, for instance.

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