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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Developers pledge less wasteful gift hamper packaging … next year

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Ernest Kao, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... lined the bottom of a rattan basket. Meanwhile, Sino Group sent out Chinese treasure chests containing goodies on a 56-gram bed of styrofoam. The chest, made from wood and fabric, weighs 2.6kg ... the tradition of sending out corporate hampers should be curbed. "I don't recommend this sort of culture. It is all for presentation and for face," she said. "Even if you recycle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586856/developers-pledge-less-wasteful-gift-hamper-packaging-next-year
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway given the green light by government green advisers

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

    ... process of the runway," he said. Ng saw no grounds for a judicial review of the report. The project will mean the permanent loss of at least 650 hectares of sea habitats and will mean Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593386/third-runway-given-green-light-government-green-advisers
  3. 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

    ... there was room for improvement in the way the department communicated with the Environmental Protection and the Leisure and Cultural Services departments. "We have begun the review with relevant departments in terms of communication and coordination," he said, adding it was "regrettable" that sewage was leaked into the sea. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department, which ...

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

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

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

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Mexican authorities say construction went ahead without environmental nod Trade centre to feature Chinese goods fined Mexican environmental authorities have levied a US$555,000 fine against a project to build a massive trade centre south of Cancun to showcase Chinese products. The office of the Attorney General for Environmental Protection said ...

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

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

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

    ... assessment study for a reclamation project at Mirs Bay. In another case, a study for Hong Kong's proposed third runway did not take into account the adjacent Zhujiangkou Chinese white dolphin ... Chinese white dolphins can no longer swim south to escape from the construction frenzy in the northern part of the delta, Hung said, what with big projects like the Hong Kong-ZhuhaiMacau Bridge ...

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

    Chinese quest for rare fish bladder may doom small porpoise

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Chinese cuisine may doom little porpoise Chinese appetite for exotic food is threatening the vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise, according ... of vaquitas counted has dropped steadily since around 2010, when Mexican authorities also noticed an uptick in illegal fishing for totoaba, which is similar to the Chinese bahaba that has been fished ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1565155/chinese-quest-rare-fish-bladder-may-doom-small-porpoise
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pearl River Delta governments axe cross-border air quality index

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for people to go directly to the air-quality index offered by their own local environmental authority. Professor Wong Tze-wai, an air-pollution expert at the Chinese University of Hong Kong who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584636/pearl-river-delta-governments-axe-cross-border-air-quality-index
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

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

    ... will cover a period before and during construction and include efforts to protect the endangered Chinese white dolphin that may extend across the border, the advisers say. One, Dr Hung Wing-tat, said ...

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

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

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

    ... of its own Chinese white dolphin conservation programme. The proposed parks will cover 660 hectares off southwest Lantau and 1,270 hectares around the Soko Islands archipelago, in a bid ...

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

    Swimmers not told for hours about large leak of raw sewage into the sea

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAIR, Ernest Kao

    ... and a contractor delayed notifying beach managers of problems at Pillar Point sewage treatment works on Monday. Under the emergency response plan for the plant, the Leisure and Cultural Services ... and Leisure and Cultural Services Department within an hour of a discharge being discovered. The Water Supplies Department said yesterday that it had still not had official notification of any leak. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581292/contractor-slow-reveal-sewage-leak

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