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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Village blockade 'doesn't breach access rules'

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of concrete … is outside the emergency vehicular access," the Lands Department said, distancing itself from the row. The clarification means it will ignore villagers' pleas for help and take ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers hit another roadblock in Sai Kung village

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Residents of a Sai Kung village are making a desperate call for help to remove a pile of concrete that is blocking the only road in, and cutting off their homes from life-saving emergency access. Since Monday night, concrete blocks covered with cement and a piece of canvas have been lying across a section of the threemetre-wide road- which sits on private land- in what appears ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Study offers an energy saver for policymakers

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... mix, but they needed concrete policy support. The Environment Bureau received more than 70,000 submissions in its three-month public consultation earlier this year on fuel mix proposals ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

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

    ... satisfied as the concrete details of how to implement the plan have to be worked out," he said. The report had been a major stumbling block for the project, with council members just two weeks ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Environmentalist calls for help building online database of Hong Kong's wildlife

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:50am by AUDREY SZE

    ... appreciation of the wealth of flora and fauna found in a city largely viewed as a concrete jungle. Chor discovered that Hong Kong was one of the last havens for endangered species ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    You can't run or hide: Hong Kong pollution threatens vulnerable street workers

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Ernest Kao

    ... been at it for two decades, overcoming seemingly endless challenges, but it is the choking fumes in the concrete canyons of Des Voeux Road Central that make him feel most powerless. "Other ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Water supplies return to Lanzhou after benzene spill, but residents are wary

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 04:00pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... The project could take 20 to 30 days to complete, The Beijing News reported. The faulty pipe is made of reinforced concrete and went into use in the 1950s. Material used to fill the gaps where one ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Extreme weather set to raise risk of landslides

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by Ada Lee

    ... and 2008. No one was injured in either event, but a security-guard booth in Ewan Court was crushed in 2008. Five concrete barriers are being built to contain as much as 2,000 cubic metres of debris ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China will use ‘iron fist’ against pollution, Premier Li Keqiang vows

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:36pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Concrete steps include cracking down on polluters and negligent officials The central government has established an ecological compensation mechanism in its revised work report as Premier Li Keqiang pledged an “iron fist” against polluters and negligent officials in the war on environmental degradation. A cross-region payment system for ecological ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Solar chimneys' may help solve China's energy woes

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:26am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... part of the tower cannot be concrete and steel because they weigh too much," Yuan said. "But if we use lighter materials such as carbon fibre we may see the top wobbling uncomfortably ...




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