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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultants backing third runway project accused of guesswork and misleading public Airport's dolphin experts told: show us your evidence Marine consultants hired by the Airport Authority should present facts to back up their claims that building a third runway at Chek Lap Kok would not threaten Chinese white dolphins in the area, a local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphins offered a 'phoney' deal over Hong Kong airport's third runway

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Third runway: dolphins offered 'phoney' deal Measures proposed in the Airport Authority's environmental impact assessment of the airport's planned third runway- due for release today- are unlikely to compensate for the loss of dolphin habitat, a conservation group says. In particular, the Dolphin Conservation Society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536420/dolphins-offered-phoney-deal-over-hong-kong-airports-third-runway
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway given the green light by government green advisers

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Third runway given the green light by advisers The government's environment advisers have backed the plan to build a third runway at the airport ... decide within 30 days whether to issue a work permit to the Airport Authority. Conditions include the creation of a 2,400 hectare marine park; two funds to support improvements to the marine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593386/third-runway-given-green-light-government-green-advisers
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

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

    ... Bao'an International Airport and Zhuhai's Hengqin New Area, an extension of the city next to Macau. Meanwhile, the environmental impact of Hong Kong International Airport's third runway ...

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

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Government accused of making surprise announcement to take pressure off environmental concerns over Airport Authority's third runway plan Marine parks ... Island by 2017. The announcement was made as government advisers continued deliberation on the Airport Authority's environmental report on the proposed additional runway at Chek Lap Kok. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583167/government-accused-marine-park-pledge-take-pressure-bid-third-runway
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... The government's environmental advisers are prepared to approve the third runway at Chek Lap Kok after the airport operator offered new and additional plans to protect the marine ecology. The plans ... ago berating the Airport Authority for not coming up with anything new to protect dolphins while 650 hectares of sea are being reclaimed. Under proposals disclosed yesterday, the authority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584096/runway-plan-set-get-ok-green-advisers
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contest invites designs for new Kai Tak river

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Ernest Kao

    ... hectares of open space around a 1km stretch of an unattractive nullah created decades ago when the city's former airport was built. The drainage channel, which serves to disperse storm water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580911/contest-invites-designs-new-kai-tak-river
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway's sky-high emissions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Airport study says carbon footprint could hit 269 million tonnes, higher than Greenpeace's figure. But it says cost to society is much lower Third runway's sky-high emissions Having a third airport runway will increase carbon emissions by up to 269 million tonnes in 50 years and this will come at a cost of about HK$50 billion, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568554/third-runways-sky-high-emissions
  9. 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

    ... in the social, economic and environmental effects of a project, which traditional cost-benefit analyses usually ignore. Heathrow Airport shelved a third runway in 2010 after the foundation found ... Society and the Professional Commons. The Airport Authority said it understood the importance of dolphin conservation but would not carry out an SROI. "SROIs are generally used to assess ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431273/loss-dolphin-waters-third-airport-runway-may-cost-city-hk361b
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway report slammed for leaving out risk of polluting vessels

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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Runway report 'left out polluting vessels' The Airport Authority has come under fire for failing to assess the potential water pollution caused by construction barges working on the proposed third runway. The concerns were raised by members of a subcommittee of the Advisory Council on the Environment, which met for the second time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573020/runway-report-slammed-leaving-out-risk-polluting-vessels

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