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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Second incinerator is not a burning issue: environment secretary Wong Kam-sing

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for the Environment Wong Kam-sing has been lobbying for political and community support for his waste infrastructure plan, which he says is essential for the sustainability of the city. "[The landfill ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers split over controversial HK$20b waste landfill and incinerator plans

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... – despite strong backing from pro-establishment lawmakers. The plans will be discussed again at another meeting of the subcommittee on May 7. Environment Minister Wong Kam-sing has made ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Recycling firms to get up to HK$5 million to divert waste from landfills

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... on how much of the money filtered through to frontline recycling workers. Under the plan outlined by Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing, companies will receive grants of up to HK$5 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    10,000 households to take part in waste-charging pilot scheme

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:45pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Up to 10,000 households to take part in waste-charging pilot scheme Estates' rubbish will not be wasted Up to 10,000 households from seven estates will take part voluntarily in a six-month trial aimed at helping officials design a waste-charging scheme for introduction in 2016. Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing said yesterday that the pilot ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tuen Mun councillors dismiss Wong Kam-sing's landfill-plan sweeteners

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 04:25pm by Ernest Kao

    ... concessions. At a special meeting with Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing yesterday, councillors said they would continue to object to expansion plans unless the government did more to address ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill, incinerator plans pass Legco's environmental affairs panel

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Ada Lee

    ... Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing said the bureau would submit its plan to the public works subcommittee next month. He said both the incinerator and the landfill expansions were necessary ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shek Kwu Chau waste incinerator location a ‘non-issue’, says Dutch delegation

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:14am by Ernest Kao

    ... there is no Nimby.” Environment secretary Wong Kam-sing said earlier this month that there might be no need to compensate people near the planned 3,000-tonne Shek Kwu Chau facility, as it was a non-issue ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green groups want phased approach to landfill funding

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... by 2018, and ensure construction waste is taken to landfill rather than dumped illegally. Secretary for Environment Wong Kam-sing said the groups' suggestion showed they recognised the need ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong advised to stick to its plans for waste-to-energy incinerator

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Stick to plan for waste incinerator, city is told Hong Kong has been advised to stick to its already-chosen technology for its first waste-to-energy incinerator, the environment minister said yesterday after a fact-finding trip to Europe. "We are told reliability is the top priority when it comes to the first incinerator," Wong Kam-sing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Costs triple for planned plant in North Lantau to treat food waste

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 03:15am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... month, environment minister Wong Kam-sing said the government would build up to six such plants, with a combined daily capacity of 1,500 tonnes. The second plant will be in North District, while ...




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