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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution targets will test new leadership

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of fostering economic growth and conservation. The idea was first included in Hu's speech to the 17th party congress in 2007. But the country's first attempt to gauge the true price ... Poor environmental legacy and rising public anger could prove a headache for leadership The inclusion of "promoting ecological progress" as a goal in the Communist Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1082596/pollution-targets-will-test-new-leadership
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China faces largest ecological deficit ever, WWF report finds

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Carbon and other pollutants far exceed process capacity of country's ecosystems, jeopardising human health and a dozen species, report finds China faces largest ecological deficit ever China is experienci ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1103921/china-faces-largest-ecological-deficit-ever-wwf-report-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New plan for Tuen Mun landfill extension fails to satisfy councillors

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... as it was far smaller than the 75 per cent they had asked for. "We have all been saying we can accept only a 50-hectare extension," councillor Ho Hang-mui, of the Democratic Party, told Wong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594898/new-plan-tuen-mun-landfill-extension-fails-satisfy-councillors
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers hit another roadblock in Sai Kung village

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... a warning last month saying the 500-metre-long road would be blocked. The reason was not immediately known, but two open letters allegedly posted by the landlord and an anonymous party claiming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594140/residents-hit-another-roadblock-sai-kung-village
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    At least five more people detained over Huizhou incinerator protest

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 03:15pm by He Huifeng

    ... the location of the incinerator had not been decided, and the party chief of the county was scheduled to meet today with representatives of the residents to hear their feedback and appeals about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1593055/least-five-more-people-detained-over-huizhou-incinerator-protest
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... kind of vicious competition cannot be stopped unless there is intervention from a higher level." She called on the city's National People's Congress delegates to take the issue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588889/pollute-thy-neighbour-no-rules-pearl-river-delta
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Factory shut down for dumping toxic waste in China's fourth-largest desert

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 02:30pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... It listed common substances used in the industry including pthalates (a possible carcinogen), and heavy metals such as mercury, lead and chromium. Greenpeace noted that the Communist Party’s 12th ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1588600/massive-factory-shut-down-dumping-toxic-waste-chinas-fourth-largest
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contractor in Pillar Point sewage-plant leak may get million-dollar fine

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... People's Party lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun said beaches should be closed immediately under such circumstances. "The policy should be that if something like this happens, you just close ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588032/contractor-pillar-point-sewage-plant-leak-may-get-million-dollar-fine
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planners blocked from village in mangrove row

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Ernest Kao

    ... rules. Former Democratic Party lawmaker Lee Wing-tat, now head of land-policy think tank Land Watch, said the inability to enforce rules exposed holes in the planning mechanism. "The [Town ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585375/planners-blocked-village-mangrove-row
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chengdu mainland's most liveable city, says Asia Development Bank

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chengdu takes liveable-city honours Chengdu is the most liveable city on the mainland, followed by Guangzhou and Ningbo, according to the Asian Development Bank. Beijing ranked 18th, while Shanghai came in at 22nd. Lanzhou languished at the bottom of the study of 33 cities, with Harbin for company. The bank used a measure called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532145/chengdu-mainlands-most-liveable-city-says-asia-development-bank

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