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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong demonstrators take to streets for second day to protest waste incinerator plans

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 02:19pm by He Huifeng

    ... public order and causing trouble. Sixteen had received administrative punishment. The local government would "further gather reasonable and lawful suggestions and opinions from the public" and would "pick the project site scientifically and in accordance of the law". In April, residents in three Guangdong cities- Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Maoming- took to the streets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1592354/guangdong-demonstrators-take-streets-second-day-protest-waste-incinerator
  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    CO2 surge drove greenhouse gas levels to new high last year, says WMO

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 07:22pm by Reuters

    ... 2 emissions will have a cumulative impact on both global warming and ocean acidification. The laws of physics are non-negotiable,” Jarraud said. “We are running out of time.” The volume of carbon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588759/co2-surge-drove-greenhouse-gas-levels-new-high-last-year-says-wmo
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

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

    ... delegates who has introduced environmental issues at past annual meetings, said environmental protection should be given higher priority in officials' criteria for promotion. "The laws ...

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

    Planners blocked from village in mangrove row

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

    ... department will continue to try to enter the site to study the latest situation." The destruction of the mangrove has led to questions over whether planning laws are effective at protecting ... issues unless there is enough evidence of a breach in the law… but they can at least be called in to keep the peace if civil servants are in fear of attack." He said enforcement measures ...

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

    Revised green law imposes stiffer penalties

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 04:01am by Zhang Hong, Reuters

    ... Zhang Hong and Reuters Changes to environmental code, which come after two years of debate, make protection a priority, but enforcement concerns remain Revised green law imposes stiffer penalties The mainland yesterday passed amendments to an environmental protection law imposing tougher penalties on polluters in the most sweeping revisions to the code in 25 years. The highly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1496236/revised-green-law-imposes-stiffer-penalties
  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... this that must be investigated, such as how they could have got [construction] permits without having realised the need for environmental impact statements," Rodriguez said. "If the laws were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575031/mexican-project-feature-chinese-goods-fined-over-environmental-issues
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Artificial beach in Lung Mei gets green light despite environmental worries

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Cheung Chi-fai and Chris Lau

    ... was not a mandatory requirement under the law and the director had made a professional judgment on the need for it. Au also said the chief executive in council had considered all opinions presented ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572353/plan-artificial-beach-lung-mei-tai-po-clears-court-hurdle
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Clam diggers' use of salt to lure prey damaging coastal ecology, conservationists say

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... that the clam-hunting method did not breach laws regulating destructive fishing practices. A department spokesman called on the public to protect the ecosystem and said it would step up publicity and education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570220/clam-diggers-use-salt-lure-prey-damaging-coastal-ecology
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Global award for city's 'tree daddy'

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Olga Wong

    ... people's lives with their poor tree maintenance. He is also a keen advocate for a law to protect trees. The society, which certifies arborists and publishes influential journals, presents the award ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567075/global-award-citys-tree-daddy
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Amended green law given mixed review

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:32am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com The revised statute enhances the regulator's powers and holds local officials accountable, but limits public participation in the process Amended green law given mixed reviews Mainland legal officials hailed China's newly amended environmental protection law as a breakthrough, saying it will compel local governments to end the blind pursuit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1501223/amended-green-law-given-mixed-review

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