If a short stretch of road on the hill slopes of Tanjung Bungah, near Chee Seng Garden, has turned out like this, what is in store for us when work starts on the 19.5km six-lane Pan Island Link highway, much of it will hug the hills of Penang?
The above photo was taken a few days ago by a concerned nearby resident who was worried about what would happened if it rained heavily.
Last month, a few aerial shots of the area were posted on the Penang Hills Watch Facebook page. What on earth are they doing there?
And what lies under some of those plastic sheets? Take a look:
A closer look:
This illustrates some of the hazards posed by tampering with sensitive hill slopes.