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  1. News - China

    Guangdong vows not to loosen rules on environment in pursuit of growth

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of the province's dual goals of supporting massive industrial projects and improving the environment. Li Qing, head of the provincial Environmental Protection Bureau, said on the sidelines of the annual ... Guangdong putting economic development as a priority, to secure its top spot in terms of total economic output, we must have innovative mechanisms and measurements to protect the environment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1138232/guangdong-vows-not-loosen-rules-environment-pursuit-growth
  2. Air quality vow

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The environment bureau says it will battle any unacceptable pollution level from the proposed bridge to Macau and Zhuhai- and not seek a waiver on air-quality requirements. What do you think of this assurance? Write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/500171/air-quality-vow
  3. Tropical Storm Haima sends trees tumbling

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kindergartens and special schools were closed. The Development Bureau reported 87 cases of trees or branches falling throughout the city. A woman was injured when a 20-metre tree fell on a car heading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971420/tropical-storm-haima-sends-trees-tumbling
  4. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Environmentalists raise awareness of Nanling National Forest Park

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... agrees that protecting the environment is important for their business. Are there still development plans for the reserve? Yes, the company was invited by the Ruyuan county forestry bureau ... with the public, the developer and the conservationists. What do Nanling residents think about your project? Some living in Nanling work for the forestry bureau or are park rangers. Some sell local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1230277/environmentalists-raise-awareness-nanling-national-forest-park
  5. Guangdong fails to meet targets

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Protection Bureau has issued warnings to Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shantou, Shanwei, Zhanjiang and Jieyang. The leaders of these cities have been called on to meet with the Guangdong Environmental Protection Bureau and explain why they have failed to meet their targets. Most of Hong Kong's air pollution comes from the Pearl River Delta, and with Guangdong province failing to reach its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657145/guangdong-fails-meet-targets
  6. Refinery likely to relocate, top official says

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A senior official from Guangdong's Environmental Protection Bureau has hinted that a controversial oil refinery project with the Kuwaiti government might be relocated from ... point in Hong Kong. Mr Chen said: 'The Guangdong Environmental Protection Bureau supports building a petrochemical plant in the province. It will be vital to our sustained economic growth, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674371/refinery-likely-relocate-top-official-says
  7. Environment chiefs halt vital Guangdong airport

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com The opening of a new airport in eastern Guangdong next month has been suspended over pending environmental inspections, a setback in the remote region's plans to bring other cities within reach. The Ministry of ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985847/environment-chiefs-halt-vital-guangdong-airport
  8. Macau's black-faced spoonbill at risk from key delta works

    Posted Nov 01st 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... importance to the balance between development and conservation. The Environmental Bureau will try to minimise the projects' impact.' The construction of Hong Kong's Lok Ma Chau spur ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697066/macaus-black-faced-spoonbill-risk-key-delta-works
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Hong Kong, Guangdong lower pollution reduction targets for 2020

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Li Jing, Emily Tsang

    ... the lower range for Hong Kong would be in line with proposed air-quality objectives to be introduced in 2014, a bureau official said. Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing said legislation- ... "Obviously, there's not enough momentum for Guangdong officials to take emissions of volatile organic compounds very seriously," a mainland analyst said. Representatives from the Environment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1089555/hong-kong-guangdong-lower-pollution-reduction-targets-2020
  10. Push for voluntary standards on factory emissions

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday. Setting the standards would be the responsibility of two new senior positions to be created in the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau to deal with cross-border environmental co-operation on issues such as air or water pollution. The two would act as a bridge between the bureau and its counterpart in Guangdong and factories in the delta. Keith Kwok Ka-keung, permanent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/477539/push-voluntary-standards-factory-emissions

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