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  1. News - Hong Kong - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Environmental report key to future of third runway at Hong Kong airport

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai Public must accept assessment on airport expansion, which green groups say will harm marine environment Environmental report key to future of third runway The fate of Hong Kong's costliest infrastructure project- a third airport runway- hinges on how well the public accepts the results of an environmental impact assessment (EIA) unveiled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537281/environmental-report-key-future-third-runway-hong-kong-airport
  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    China's power producers recoup past losses on economic shifts

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:31pm by Eric Ng

    ... power demand growth from the economic rebalancing, which together brought down coal prices, said ratings agency Moody's. Coal prices were expected to stay low in the next 18 months, ... it added. Much of the decline took place last year largely due to growth in hydro and solar capacity. This was made possible by a tougher environmental protection regime for polluting coal-fired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1568203/generators-shares-rise-speculation-cuts-power-price-will-be
  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Beijing's economic growth targets are too high, IMF says

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:26am by Victoria Ruan

    ... inequality and environmental costs are threatening growth prospects", the IMF said. Andrew Colquhoun, head of Fitch Ratings' Asia-Pacific Sovereign Ratings, echoed the view ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1563293/imf-recommends-lower-2015-gdp-growth-target-china
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Ministry considers tendering environmental clean-up to private firms

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:30am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Ministry weighing plan for local governments to outsource environmental management Private firms sought for clean-up The Ministry of Environmental Protection ... and pollution monitoring, according to the Xinhua-controlled Economic Information Daily. The contracts would be arranged through public tender, the newspaper said. Details of the new policy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1518192/ministry-considers-tendering-environmental-clean-private-firms
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Green sites earmarked for homes 'full of trees', environmental group says

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... land- sites left vacant to mark the boundary between the city and the countryside- as part of a huge drive to build 470,000 public and private flats in the next decade. But environmental ... Hoi-pong said of the sites earmarked for homes. "The Leung administration has been economical with the truth when it says that the plan is to develop devegetated sites. "The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1516657/green-sites-earmarked-homes-full-trees-environmental-group-says
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's beefed up environmental law welcome, but still needs bite

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 05:18am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Environmental law needs bite A law held in contempt and observed in the breach can seem worse than no law at all. Lax enforcement of environmental laws and weak penalties for breaking them are an example. Environmental experts say law-enforcement bodies are likely to ignore violations if polluters have the right connections. When they do prosecute, fines are capped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1497280/chinas-beefed-environmental-law-welcome-still-needs-bite
  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Mexican authorities say construction went ahead without environmental nod Trade centre to feature Chinese goods fined Mexican environmental authorities have levied a US$555,000 fine against a project to build a massive trade centre south of Cancun to showcase Chinese products. The office of the Attorney General for Environmental Protection said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575031/mexican-project-feature-chinese-goods-fined-over-environmental-issues
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Artificial beach in Lung Mei gets green light despite environmental worries

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Cheung Chi-fai and Chris Lau

    ... for the judicial review came long after the Environmental Protection Department issued a permit back in 2010 for works to start and after lawmakers had approved project funds of HK$200 million in 2012. Before turning to the courts, the alliance last year sought to get the Environmental Protection Department head and the chief executive in council- meaning acting in consultation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572353/plan-artificial-beach-lung-mei-tai-po-clears-court-hurdle
  9. Economic crisis gives us a chance to become environmentally friendly

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We must do this, because as air quality deteriorates, our health will suffer. With [continuing dependence on oil] and fluctuating oil prices, we will face more economic instability. We have ... The government should also encourage Hong Kong citizens to save energy. For example, it could offer tax exemptions for environmentally friendly private cars. Tax penalties could be imposed on cars ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/668458/economic-crisis-gives-us-chance-become-environmentally-friendly
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... environmental report on its proposed third runway, saying it was full of highly speculative assumptions and "wishful thinking". The concerns came from members of a subcommittee of the Advisory Council on the Environment, in the first of three days of meetings. The Environmental Protection Department is to make a decision on whether to approve the report later this year, based on input ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571451/airport-authority-experts-fairy-tale-predictions-about-marine-park

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