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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Water quality standards at bridge defended

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung.@scmp.com Department says its relaxation of rules for work on bridge to Macau and Zhuhai is reasonable Water quality standards at bridge defended The environmental watchdog has defended its decision to relax the water quality standards for the Hong Kong section of the bridge linking the city with Zhuhai and Macau, saying that the change is both ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway report slammed for leaving out risk of polluting vessels

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... in the report. "I visited the marine work areas of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and saw plumes of [suspended solids] surrounding the sand barges," he said. "I suspect ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green group questions air quality projections for proposed third runway

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Green group fears air quality projections, less than the adjacent Macau bridge project, could be manipulated to stay within objectives Airport ... about five years ago for the adjacent Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project. "We are worried that different assumptions can be adopted or even manipulated to avoid breaching the air quality ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphin sightings dip near work site for bridge to Macau

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee Threatened species seen far less than usual in area near future bridge to Macau, and WWF Hong Kong wants action from contractor Dolphin sightings drop near work site Recent sightings of the endangered Chinese white dolphin in Lantau waters near construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge have dwindled by as much as 60 per cent, the project ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong working to convince Beijing on clean-fuel zone for ships in delta

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 02:18pm by Ernest Kao

    ... is also under way. Loh said the Environment Bureau had been working closely with the Guangdong government as well as with Macau on sharing air quality research and expanding the 16-station Regional Air Quality Monitoring Network. Thirteen stations are in Guangdong, with the other three in Hong Kong. "What we have in Hong Kong and Guangdong- Macau is now joining- is the most ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Loss of dolphin waters to third airport runway may cost city HK$36.1b

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by Ernest Kao

    ... ferry ride to Macau that now cuts through dolphin waters. The results translate into HK$18.6 million in social costs. The net loss of tourism revenue is HK$17.5 billion.   ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks a green option, Franklin Lam says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... with further development at Tung Chung transforming it from the city's "little toe" to the "centre of the Pearl River Delta" when the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Polluted Pearl River Estuary is killing pink dolphins, research finds

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Ernest Kao

    ... it's the lack of action." He said expensive, high-profile research projects masked the real issues- construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the airport's proposed third ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jiangmen uranium plant is scrapped after thousands take part in protests

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 11:27am by Minnie Chan, He Huifeng

    ... Minnie Chan in Jiangmen and He Huifeng Authorities back down over HK$46b project following marches by thousands of residents and pressure from Hong Kong and Macau Jiangmen uranium plant is scrapped Jiangmen authorities have scrapped plans for a controversial uranium processing plant after protests by local residents and opposition from Hong Kong and Macau. The abrupt withdrawal ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jiangmen uranium plant talks extended after protests

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Olga Wong

    ... Jiangmen natives living in Macau and South America voiced their discontent in a paid advertisement on the front page of the Macau Daily yesterday. They were worried that a leak from the plant could pollute the Xi River in Jiangmen, which is also a water source for Macau. A spokeswoman for Hong Kong's Security Bureau said it had asked the relevant Guangdong authorities to provide more ...




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