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  1. Report on waste disposal is delayed

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expected to be released next month. But now it will not be released until September at the earliest, a spokeswoman with the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau confirmed last night. 'As ... Legislator Choy So-yuk revealed the delay after a meeting with environment secretary Sarah Liao Sau-tung, in which Ms Choy gave the views of her party, the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493979/report-waste-disposal-delayed
  2. Toxic fears near HK water supply source

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and was inspected regularly by Huizhou's environmental watchdog. A spokeswoman for the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau yesterday said it would seek information from the mainland on whether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472985/toxic-fears-near-hk-water-supply-source
  3. Letters

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... incinerators, and it is about time our government showed some leadership before we all 'drown' in waste. It is a very poor reflection on the Environment Bureau that it has been considering ... to February, but during festive periods a lot of waste is generated which damages the environment, and this could be prevented. People exchange cards and gifts wrapped in paper and put up decorations. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738941/letters
  4. $2b overspend on sewage plant unavoidable, Legco told

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... willing to pay compensation to contractors in order to avoid lawsuits. Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung denied this. 'The government's attitude is not to avoid lawsuits, but we have to weigh the chances of winning the case,' Dr Liao said. 'Our bureau has learned a lot from the experience. We will have to do a longer risk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/454742/2b-overspend-sewage-plant-unavoidable-legco-told
  5. School hit by bug to be closed for cleaning

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... were off sick this week, apparently suffering from the same intestinal infection. Officers from the Education and Manpower Bureau and the Health Department called for the one-day closure ... on the advice of department doctors. But a spokesman for the bureau stressed last night that the children were not suffering from a mystery virus that is causing panic in Shenzhen. 'Those infected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/434600/school-hit-bug-be-closed-cleaning
  6. $2b overspend on sewage plant 'unavoidable', Legco told

    Posted May 07th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... willing to pay compensation to contractors in order to avoid lawsuits. Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung denied this. 'The government's attitude is not to avoid lawsuits, but we have to weigh the chances of winning the case,' Dr Liao said. 'Our bureau has learned a lot from the experience. We will have to do a longer risk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/454738/2b-overspend-sewage-plant-unavoidable-legco-told
  7. Taking toxic mud from Loop 'a risk to bird life'

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... of it if it is removed and how to replace the material removed. Meanwhile, the Development Bureau said it would create four more mud pits at Sha Chau, north of Chek Lap Kok, where contaminated mud dredged from ... should not be undertaken at the expense of the city's marine environment. 'Toxic mud should not be dumped into our waters any more. It is in conflict with the government spending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665504/taking-toxic-mud-loop-risk-bird-life
  8. WWF's plea for trawling ban

    Posted Mar 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by WWF to the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau, which is currently collecting public opinion on its proposed amendments to the Fisheries Protection Ordinance. Markus Shaw, chairman of WWF Hong ... for fishing. 'The government is responsible for protecting the sustainability of Hong Kong's fish stocks and conserving its marine environment,' Mr Shaw said. 'Urgent action ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492676/wwfs-plea-trawling-ban
  9. Polluted pig-leather capital is cleaned up

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... The drastic action, which also included building expensive waste-water treatment plants, was taken because the environment could not take further destruction. To produce leather goods, plants dumped ... to be relocated by the local government. Ping Yang county was not only the province's most contaminated region, but its environmental bureau was placed on a national top-10 blacklist of the worst ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461750/polluted-pig-leather-capital-cleaned
  10. Happenings

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... extra-curricular activities, sports and voluntary work over the past academic year. Teachers Chin Yiu-ming and Wong Wai-man were awarded certificates of merit by the Education and Manpower Bureau ... learning environment for the students. Mr Choi thanked his colleagues for their support, which made his task much easier. Guest-of-honour Pang King-chee, founding vice-president of the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485910/happenings

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