The "HSR Miaoli Station Construction Project" and "HSR Changhua Station Construction Project", both authorized by BOHSR, won second and third place respectively in the "2014 Environment Impact On-site Assessment of Transportation Engineering" hosted by MOTC. The evaluation results were announced on Dec. 8, 2014 in MOTC No. 1035015572 document and was rewarded personally by the Minister Yeh on Jan. 9, 2015. (BOHSR and THSRC were both listed as development units in the assessment).
The evaluation indicated that both station constructions brought positive influence toward the surrounding environment and even impacted nearby construction sites to follow their environmental measures. Additionally, the nominated green building certifications of both stations were superior to the originally promised qualification level with Changhua Station nominated for gold level and Miaoli Station nominated for diamond level. Moreover, post environmental educational trainings and the onsite environmental work were carried out splendidly, thus the MOTC Environmental Task Force members were extremely satisfied with the environmental efforts that the construction team had implemented.