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  1. 'Science fiction' waste solution a real option

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tsang Yam-kuen and his environment chief, Edward Yau Tang-wah, Hong Kong has been fixated on a return to incineration. With the Legislative Council giving the thumbs-down to the Shek Kwu Chau ...

  2. EPD's failures are a reflection of government inertia on a wider scale

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... not happened. Coming back to the present, I believe Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah should have resigned once he realised that his department had failed to make the environmental ...

  3. Two ways to burn our trash, both with flaws

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of HK$15 billion, has been heavily pushed by the environment chief, Edward Yau Tang-wah. Yau argues the city has no other viable alternative to incineration. The project will fall to the next ...

  4. Bureau ditches HK$15b incinerator funding bid

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... discussions. Environment minister Edward Yau Tang-wah failed to convince lawmakers that the waste plans were essential regardless of who led the next government, and were needed before all landfills ...

  5. Minister throws down incineration challenge

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... wait longer for a solution- and should offer their practical alternatives- the environment minister says. In an exclusive interview with the South China Morning Post, Edward Yau Tang-wah said ... in doing so. $15b The amount, in Hong Kong dollars, Edward Yau's bureau is seeking to build the waste incinerator at Shek Kwu Chau ...

  6. Funding call for waste burner

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai, Peter So and Tanna Chong The environment minister is in last-ditch lobbying to reverse opposition to his bureau's request for HK$15 billion to build a waste incinerator- a plan about which even pro-government lawmakers have reservations. Edward Yau Tang-wah (pictured) has been working hard over the past two days- ahead of a meeting of the Legislative ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Environment chief Edward Yau Tang-wah has argued there is an urgent need for an incinerator, and that reducing waste at source and relying on landfills are not viable options ('Waste incinerator is inevitable, says Edward Yau', April 14). This sort of urgent need was stated at least 26 years ago. I looked up a number of important documents from the Environmental Protection Department after ...

  8. Waste incinerator is inevitable, says Edward Yau

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A plan to build a HK$15 billion waste incinerator may be unpopular, but the next chief executive will see it is necessary, the environment chief said yesterday. Speaking on a Commercial Radio show, Edward Yau Tang-wah said that while the incinerator was not the option preferred by Leung Chun-ying, the alternatives- reducing waste at the source and landfill ...

  9. Costly incinerator will be a waste of money

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Her successor, Edward Yau Tang-wah, has never taken it seriously. The incinerator will also cost HK$353million a year to run. If this money were to be used to enhance our recycling systems ...

  10. Incineration row smoulders on

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... dump close to their homes raised opposition from dozens of Tseung Kwan O residents. Environment Secretary Edward Yau Tang-wah defended incineration, calling it indispensable to the city's ...




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