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  1. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Let it breathe: Beijing considers 'wind tunnels' design for the city to combat smog

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 07:06pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Beijing’s urban planning authorities are for the first time seriously considering creating “wind pathways” in the capital in the future to combat severe air pollution. The concept entails designing sections of the city in a wa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1545011/let-it-breathe-beijing-considers-wind-tunnels-design-city-combat
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mainland cycling club encourages Hongkongers to get on their bikes

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 10:49am by Johnny Tam

    ... in Shanwei,” he said. Responding to a recent YouTube video showing a mainlander violating traffic laws by cycling through Lion Rock Tunnel, Cai said a couple of club members had made a reconnaissance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1404483/mainland-cycling-club-encourages-hongkongers-get-their-bikes
  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Major projects can counter flooding in Asian cities, experts say

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by Thailand Underground Tunnelling Group would see two vast tunnels built beneath Bangkok to siphon off water from heavy monsoons. Like the two-tiered "smart-tunnel" through the Malaysian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1241488/major-projects-can-counter-flooding-asian-cities-experts-say
  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Hobbit-like village to be built on Swedish island

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

    ... restaurant, pharmacy, public transport and a three kilometre tunnel connecting it to the mainland. Apart from his "hobbit holes", the village will feature 350 eco-friendly homes. Dale said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1328774/hobbit-village-be-built-swedish-island
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Park to shrink as traffic flow trumps trees

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... into the bypass tunnel to Central. Some of the park's facilities will be destroyed, including a bowling green, a children's playground, a nursery compound and a nearby pond. All the facilities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295981/victoria-park-shrink-traffic-flow-trumps-trees
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    MTR contractor to be prosecuted for polluting Yuen Long village's stream

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Environmental Protection Department to act against tunnel builders after villagers' fish apparently poisoned by contaminated water Contractor ... is building tunnels for the MTR Corp's cross-border railway link. But the department would not release detailed test results of water samples its officers collected last month from the stream, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1057182/mtr-contractor-be-prosecuted-polluting-yuen-long-villages-stream
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour water to improve after sewage works upgrade

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... A tunnel will connect it to the existing works to allow the diversion of the waste. A new conveyance system will take the waste from eight preliminary treatment works on the north and south of Hong Kong Island to the upgraded Stonecutters Island works for sedimentation and disinfection via an underwater tunnel. "We will see a cleaner Victoria Harbour, which will provide a better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1119301/victoria-harbour-water-improve-after-sewage-works-upgrade
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pledge of no new work in Nu River dam projects but cover-up feared

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... the 'preparation work' includes constructing roads, levelling the ground for hydro plants and even the water diversion tunnel, making the cost too high for the central government to scrap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1185808/pledge-no-new-work-nu-river-dam-projects-cover-feared
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials ask conservationists for more details on artificial beach plan

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for the project in November 2008, should have an opportunity to respond. "I won't say we are about to see any light at the end of the tunnel, but at least we are seeing a chance to realise our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1118512/officials-ask-conservationists-more-details-artificial-beach-plan
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Calls for governor Li Xiaopeng to resign after second Shanxi disaster cover-up

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... that Li's administration has been accused of suppressing. Shanxi officials were criticised for waiting eight days to confirm a Christmas Day explosion that killed at least eight workers at a tunnel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1121667/calls-li-xiaopeng-resign-after-latest-disaster-cover-shanxi

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