12 Sep '17, 5am

Govt to use noise study in planning new homes in Tengah

Artist’s impression of the future Tengah Town. Source: HDB Second Minister for Defence Ong Ye Kung said government agencies – such as the National Environment Agency and Housing and Development Board – are aware of the noise conditions that residents living near the expanded Tengah Air Base will be subjected to, reported Channel NewsAsia . With this, a noise study will be used as a guide in planning the development of new flats within the surrounding area. SEE ALSO: Tengah Town to prosper amidst airbase expansion “We ought to be fair to residents who are moving into new premises built near the expanded Tengah Air Base and let them know that while some noise reduction can be achieved through mitigation measures, it is not possible to reduce it completely,” he said in Parliament on Monday (11 September). The statement was made in response to Pasir-Ris Punggol MP Sun Xueling ...

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