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  1. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Beef most costly protein based on environmental harm, US study finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington World counts environmental cost of a good steak Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding ... back on those environmental costs, the authors recommended "minimising beef consumption". Raising livestock for food was a practice that contributed to 20 per cent of global ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557275/beef-most-costly-protein-based-environmental-harm-us-study-finds
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Groundwater monitoring system 'three years away'

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:04am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Groundwater monitoring system 'three years away' The mainland is considering revising its 20-year-old standards for groundwater and will launch a new ... underground. Industrial and agricultural pollution is also putting pressure on the system, with latest official data showing nearly 60 per cent of groundwater is either polluted or heavily polluted. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1567193/groundwater-monitoring-system-three-years-away
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sewage plants need upgrade to prevent more serious spills, says expert

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao

    ... and technology, said that for the sake of the harbour, sewage plants and operations management must be upgraded. This would include biological treatment that removes suspended solids and organic pollutants more efficiently, and improved networking among plants to ensure a backup in case of a system failure. Only about 16 per cent of the city's sewage is treated this way. Ho ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581519/sewage-plants-need-upgrade-prevent-more-serious-spills-says-expert
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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 ... quoting an unnamed official. "[The move] will redefine how local governments spend their funds on environmental protection," the official said. Previously, such public procurement ...

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

    Swimmers not told for hours about large leak of raw sewage into the sea

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAIR, Ernest Kao

    ... and a contractor delayed notifying beach managers of problems at Pillar Point sewage treatment works on Monday. Under the emergency response plan for the plant, the Leisure and Cultural Services ... in the environmental monitoring and audit documents for the treatment works, the operators must inform the Drainage Services Department, Environmental Protection Department, Water Supplies Department, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581292/contractor-slow-reveal-sewage-leak
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Water quality standards at bridge defended

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... at the same time. Dr Ng Cho-nam, an expert on environmental impact assessments from the University of Hong Kong, said: "The monitoring system is designed to prevent the environment from getting ... The environmental watchdog has defended its decision to relax the water quality standards for the Hong Kong section of the bridge linking the city with Zhuhai and Macau, saying that the change is both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570814/water-quality-standards-bridge-defended
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... migration patterns, environmental experts and groups say. The city government's project on what mainlanders call Shenzhen Bay was launched in September. A planning design contest to build ... and overhead pathways will connect the towers, which are expected to cater for 180,000 to 220,000 workers. Four environmental groups based in Hong Kong- WWF, Green Sense, the Hong Kong Bird Watching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ozone pollution in Hong Kong at worst level in a decade: environmental report

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 05:56pm by Ernest Kao

    ... an environmental group found. This was despite a slight improvement in levels of nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide and particulate matters in the first six months of the year compared with the same period ... Meanwhile, a slight drop in nitrogen dioxide concentrations at both roadside and general stations was recorded in the first half of the year compared with the same period last year. An Environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1555622/ozone-pollution-hong-kong-worst-level-decade-environmental-report

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