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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers split over controversial HK$20b waste landfill and incinerator plans

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the Labour Party, queried the precise date when capacity at the Tseung Kwan O landfill would be full, citing the different dates given by officials over the years. “It seems there are conflicting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1483909/lawmakers-split-over-controversial-hk20-billion-waste-landfill-and
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill, incinerator plans pass Legco's environmental affairs panel

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Ada Lee

    ... of Hong Kong and the Business and Professionals Alliance. Liberal Party lawmakers were absent and Cyd Ho Sau-lan, of the Labour Party, did not vote because she is the panel's chairwoman. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1459181/legco-panel-backs-landfill-and-incinerator-plans
  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Nepal introduces rules to remove Everest’s mountain of rubbish

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... To enforce its new rubbish-clearing rule, the government is setting up its first Everest base camp tent for officials to check that each climber descends with approximately 8kg of trash- the amount the government estimates an exhausted climber discards along the route. If the base camp is successful, the model will be rolled out to other climbing routes. "We are not asking climbers to search ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1440512/nepal-introduces-rules-remove-everests-mountain-rubbish
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Sneaky' plan for landfills is withdrawn

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:12am by Ada Lee

    ... pretext of the preparation work was that the expansion would go ahead, and that is not agreed by the district council," he said. Dr Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung, of the Labour Party, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1402617/sneaky-plan-landfills-withdrawn
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Idling engine ban has failed to clear the air

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 05:12am by Ernest Kao

    ... exemptions to some vehicle owners under "exceptional circumstances" was criticised by Labour Party lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan as being too broad. Air quality improved earlier this week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1385329/idling-engine-ban-has-failed-clear-air
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung villagers begin petition ahead of Legco vote on country park

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... village chief Lai Yan pitched tents with five others yesterday outside the Legco complex, where the group said they would remain camped until the vote. Lai accused the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1371278/sai-kung-villagers-begin-petition-ahead-legco-vote-country-park
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Phone app to provide real-time pollution levels in the neighbourhood

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:40pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... in Asia to adopt it, the department said. The Clean Air Network said employing the new index was not enough. It urged the department to work with the labour, health and education departments ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1374678/new-air-quality-monitoring-system-announced
  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    140 countries sign treaty to control the effects of mercury poisoning

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and small-scale gold mining, which threatens the health of miners including child labourers in developing countries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1328805/140-countries-sign-treaty-control-effects-mercury-poisoning
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    HK$3b extra spent to force 85,000 polluting diesel vehicles off the road

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:28pm by Cheung Chi-fai and Shirley Zhao

    ... the plan can pass the legislature, because it's not a huge increase of subsidy." Labour-sector legislator Tang Ka-piu worried that sellers of new models might raise prices because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1316672/hk3b-extra-spent-force-85000-polluting-diesel-vehicles-road
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Damaged liner caused Ta Kwu Ling landfill leak, but no pollution

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... be more difficult for the legislature to endorse the government's landfill expansion plans. Labour Party lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan, also the chairwoman of the Legislative Council panel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1301503/damaged-liner-caused-leak-no-pollution

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