Environmental Management Plan (EMP) is an environmental requirement to
minimize impact of development to the environment. This plan relates the
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the development project to the
policies of regulating bodies. The Environmental Management Plan also
outlined actions to be taken to ensure proper environmental observations by
all parties involved in the project. USM is the EMP consultant for the
development project of Universiti Teknologi Petronas, thus was responsible
to monitor the environmental adherence throughout the construction period
until the project is handed over to the owner.
EMP ensures that the following impacts are minimized and control within the
desirable limits and comply with all applicable standard and guidelines:
Soil erosion and sedimentation
Impact on water quality/pollution
Impact on air quality/pollution
Impact on ecology
Impact from construction traffic
USM is responsible in preparing EMP report, conduct monitoring and auditing,
conduct environmental training to contractors and site inspections
throughout the construction period. The scope includes the following:
Preparing Environmental Management Plan (EMP) as a proper environmental
approach during project implementation to conform with approved EIA report
by DOE, EIA Conditionís Approval from DOE and related Authorities and
Review the mitigation and abatement measures proposed in the EIA report, and
Erosion and Sediment Control Plan (ESCP) by contractors.
To set out a comprehensive program which forms the basis for implementing
environment mitigation measures, environment monitoring and environment
auditing of the construction works by the Contractor.
To ensure that the Contractor engaged by the Government comply with all
applicable environmental standard and guidelines, legislative requirements,
limit values and other relevant conditions related to the environments in
the implementation of the project.
To specify a detailed environment monitoring and auditing program to ensure
that the Contractor and all Sub-contractors comply with all stipulated
requirements throughout the duration of the project.
To ensure all activities and operations of the Contractor are protected from
any environmental impacts throughout the construction phase of the project.
It shall also include but not limited to environmental monitoring,
conservation and preservation and auditing activities.