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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China uses cameras on drones to catch industrial polluters unaware

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 04:43pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Cameras collect high-resolution images that can be used in video evidence Drones catch polluters unaware The mainland's environmental watchdogs have long been ... Protection is mobilising a fleet of drones to record images of factories discharging untreated pollutants into the atmosphere. The drones can fly virtually undetected. Three videos shot last month ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to test new smog-busting drone to help clear polluted skies

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 02:49pm by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com New design of unmanned vehicle will spray chemicals that freeze floating particles, allowing them to fall to ground, developer says Aerial drone tested to fight air pollution Government agencies are to test a new design of aerial drone to see whether it might help tackle the air pollution that often blankets much of the mainland, state media ...

  3. 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

    ... is my duty to strike a balance between the rights of the members to table motions and the efficient functioning of this subcommittee," Lo said yesterday. He cited a ruling by Legco ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Scientists cast doubt over Beijing smog-busting technology projects

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:23pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Researchers say using drones to spray chemicals cannot cope with the magnitude of the problem Is smog-busting technology all just hot air? Scientists have questioned whether specialised anti-smog technology, including the use of drones to disperse air pollution with chemicals, will have any significant impact on the problem. Their concerns come after ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Where's the beach? Days of torrential rain wash away Hong Kong sands

    Posted May 13th 2014, 12:29pm by Staff Reporter

    ... this morning hoisted a thunderstorm warning, which remained in force until noon. There were more than 300 lightning strikes between 9pm yesterday and 10am today, mostly concentrated in the New ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build ‘world’s largest’ smog chamber to solve pollution puzzle

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:36pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... about a scientific study before. "We have been told to drop whatever we have in hand and work on the smog issue, as if a meteorite is about to strike the earth," he said, declining ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China’s top oil firm blacklisted for environmental breaches

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 05:34pm by Reuters

    ... the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) is under mounting pressure to strike hard against powerful industrial firms long given a relatively free hand to pollute in the quest for profit. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Public warms up to cash-for-trash payment proposal

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... said. "If the fee is set too low, there is no incentive for people to dump less." Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing yesterday said there was a need to strike a balance over ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog in Beijing like LA in '60s, US EPA chief Gina McCarthy says

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 03:27am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com American environmental protection boss says mainland can cut pollution and grow economy Smog in Beijing like LA in '60s, US official says Smog-filled Beijing strikes a close resemblance to Los Angeles at its polluted worst in the 1960s, the United States' top environmental protection official said yesterday. US Environmental Protection ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Plenum push towards 'greener' economy faces challenges

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Li Jing

    ... of the Beijing-based Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, said that although many of the ideas had been raised before, they showed leaders' intention to strike a balance between economic growth ...




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