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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Cash for landfill revamps backed despite concerns

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... was too rigid. Panel members voted nine to one to approve the funding, which now goes to Legco's Finance Committee for a final vote. The money will meet start-up costs and initial operating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557674/cash-landfill-revamps-backed-despite-concerns
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers finally vote to back HK$2b Tseung Kwan O landfill extension

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:04pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Proposal moves to Finance Committee as chairman accused of acting like 'dictator' in ruling out dozens of' irrelevant' motions Landfill extension go-ahead after filibuster cut short Environment officials scored a bitter victory yesterday when lawmakers finally voted to fund a controversial extension of the landfill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517167/legco-panel-finally-votes-back-hk2b-tseung-kwan-o-landfill-extension
  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Our Ocean conference opens with plaintive pleas to save the seas

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... of revenue weighed very significantly in our consideration, but in the final analysis we made the decision to persist with effective sustainable strategies," he said to loud applause. Agence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1534904/our-ocean-conference-opens-plaintive-pleas-save-seas
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising anger as complaints about Beijing's air pollution double

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... in campaigns against violators. A newly amended environmental law also stipulates that the authorities must ensure transparency and accountability, and also promises to improve access to the court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532982/complaints-about-beijings-air-pollution-more-double-year
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funding request for HK$18b Shek Kwu Chau incinerator gets go-ahead

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:37pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Funding requests for incinerator and landfill extensions get through to final hurdle, despite filibuster and drama in Legco's public gallery ... hope to have final approval by June 27, before Legco's summer recess begins in July. The government has made waste disposal a priority as the city's landfill sites near capacity, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519852/lawmakers-work-through-filibuster-hk18b-waste-incinerator-plan
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Decision on Hong Kong’s ‘last resort’ landfill, incinerator plans put on hold again

    Posted May 07th 2014, 01:14pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Yesterday, Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing made a strong appeal for the HK$20 billion proposals to be approved, saying they were the "last resort" to cope with the city's ... Ling extension. Both have yet to be approved by the Finance Committee. The government intends to table requests for the final funding for the Tuen Mun study and the Ta Kwu Ling extension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506542/decision-last-resort-waste-plans-put-hold-again
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese fishermen plead not guilty to Philippine poaching charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Puerto Princesa, Philippines Accused poachers plead not guilty Nine Chinese fishermen pleaded not guilty yesterday before an environmental court in the Philippines after ... granted bail of 70,000 pesos (HK$12,400) each. A court-appointed lawyer entered not guilty pleas for the men in a Puerto Princesa court on Palawan island in the west Philippine archipelago. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517237/chinese-fishermen-plead-not-guilty-philippine-poaching-charges
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    HK$1.53b food waste treatment plant cleared for final approval

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:28pm by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Food waste treatment plant through to final hurdle Plans to build the city's first organic waste treatment plant on northern Lantau received a boost ... a final vote at Legco's finance committee in June. Scheduled for completion in late 2016, the HK$1.53 billion facility in Siu Ho Wan would handle up to 200 tonnes of food waste daily, turning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469253/hk153b-food-waste-treatment-plant-cleared-final-approval
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Ministry considers tendering environmental clean-up to private firms

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:30am by Li Jing

    ... are to released next month. The final payment would be based on the results achieved through the services, making government spending on cleaning up the environment more efficient, the report said, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1518192/ministry-considers-tendering-environmental-clean-private-firms
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing to get powers to shut factories and punish officials in smog battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:17am by Reuters

    ... the environment ministry has often made do with one-off national inspection campaigns to name and shame offenders, as well as ad hoc arrangements with local courts and police authorities to make sure ... of punishments, putting an end to a system of fines that allowed enterprises to continue polluting once they had paid a one-off fee normally much lower than the cost of compliance. Cao said the final ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1482779/beijing-get-powers-shut-factories-and-punish-officials-smog-battle

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