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  1. Emphasis on public role in environmental protection welcomed

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa). 'It is the first regulatory document on public participation in China's environmental protection and is related to the State Council's ... a greater say in the approval process for controversial projects had resulted in a rising number of disputes and protests. 'Public participation in environmental protection represents the level ...

  2. Environmental protection should start young

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... place. Then, they should be taught how to classify rubbish and be responsible for it. Most students will only recycle old newspapers because teachers tell them to. Environmental protection should ... HUI HIU-YU Thanks for your letter, Hiu-yu. I totally agree with you that environmental education is very important and should be taught from an early age. Children should learn that it's ...

  3. Stock exchange urged to push environmental protection

    Posted May 08th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The stock exchange should encourage local companies to embrace environmental protection and social responsibility, says Philips Electronics Asia-Pacific chief executive Andreas ... governance and environmental protection practices. 'These stocks tend to be able to achieve good profitability for the long term,' chief executive Peter Crewe said. ...

  4. Everbright seeks more environmental projects

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... this year to expand its environmental protection business. 'We would use $1 billion both to acquire and to expand our current environmental protection projects this year. We've already ... the company had experienced rapid growth in environmental protection business due to increased awareness of the ecological environment and the quick development in this area with support from ...

  5. How do you find environmental education in Hong Kong?

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... environmental protection more. They should start the education in primary schools. Name: Gigi Fung Age: 20 Top tunes: Kary Ng's new release Not good. I think the government should advertise more in the media to educate the public. I support environmental protection. I always separate different kinds of rubbish and put it into the recycling bins. I try not to turn on the air conditioner ...

  6. Green watchdog says 60pc of nation is at environmental risk

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... The report, posted yesterday on the website of the State Environmental Protection Administration (Sepa), listed six measures to strengthen environmental protection on the mainland. The China News ... and energy control rules, but all the regulations lack a comprehensive environmental protection law to back them up,' it said. More funding was needed and wider channels to allocate it. ...

  7. Environmental officials may use part of country park as rubbish dump

    Posted Jan 10th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan Environmental officials are considering turning part of the Clear Water Bay Country Park in Sai Kung into a landfill site. The Environmental Protection Department wants ... An Environmental Protection Department spokeswoman said the landfill extension was an immediate solution to the waste problem. ...

  8. Question of the week: What will be the biggest environmental problem in 50 years?

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If people don't protect the environment, there will be a lack of drinking water. So, let's save water and support environmental protection! Sally Lam Wai-ying, 17 PLK Vicwood KT Chong ... Gigi Lam Chi-ying, 17 Shun Tak Fraternal Association Cheng Yu Tung Secondary School Soil erosion will remain the world's biggest environmental problem, threatening both developed ...

  9. Costs of environmental damage would halve growth rate: expert

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the US Environmental Protection Agency, said it was vital for China to adopt green GDP measurements. 'One of the very fundamental principles of management and good business is that what ... Robin Kwong More than half of China's annual gross domestic product growth would be wiped off the books if the full costs of environmental degradation were taken into account, ...

  10. Environmental scrubbers 'ineffective'

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan While China works towards some ambitious environmental goals, conventional wisdom touts flue gas desulfurisation (FGD), also called scrubbing- the technology that removes sulfur ... Environment Protection Technology Engineering, a subsidiary of big-five power company China Guodian Corporation. 'The equipment is managed poorly,' Mr Liu said. 'Most scrubbers show low ...




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