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  1. Comment - Letters

    KMB focused on transport efficiency and environmental protection

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by LETTERS

    ... KMB focused on efficiency and the environment I would like to respond to the letter written by Mr Wilkie Wong (" Too many buses are less than half full ", June 16), in which the author questioned the need for 12.8-metre long buses when many buse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1537010/kmb-focused-transport-efficiency-and-environmental-protection
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Disturbing U-turn on flawed environmental report for third runway

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 01:34pm by SAMANTHA LEE

    ... Samantha Lee Samantha Lee says airport officials' measures to address environmental concerns over third runway remain inadequate, despite marine parks plan Still flawed The Advisory Council on the Environment will meet on Monday to discuss whether to advise the Environmental Protection Department to give the green light to the third-runway plan. After a closed-door meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1590821/disturbing-u-turn-onflawed-environmental-report-third-runway
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    No entry: villagers bar access to Lantau bay over environmental 'conspiracy'

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Ernest Kao

    ... banner read. Another lashed out at environmental groups for "telling the government to zone our village as a conservation area". Lantau resident Kevin Laurie asked why villagers had ... reservations that this protest is merely about protecting their villages and right to build," he added. The Lands Department earlier said it was investigating if the road, over private land, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565700/no-entry-villagers-bar-access-lantau-bay
  7. News - China - LAW

    New tribunal to review environmental lawsuits and offer advice to lower courts

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:36am by Li Jing

    ... judicial interpretations on environmental protection laws, said Sun Jungong, spokesman of the Supreme People's Court. "It will have a positive and profound impact on … protecting people's environmental rights and interests … preventing further deterioration of the environment and improving China's international image concerning environmental protection," Sun said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1546086/new-tribunal-review-environmental-lawsuits-and-offer-advice-lower-courts
  8. 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
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Third runway environmental report must be challenged by lawmakers and residents

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 02:17pm by EDWIN LAU

    ... The public has only 30 days to examine the metre-thick documents and raise questions to the Airport Authority. I was a member of the Environmental Protection Department's Advisory Council ... Edwin Lau Edwin Lau calls on Hongkongers to study environmental impact claims Questions must be raised over third runway report All project developers are required by law to conduct ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1553977/third-runway-environmental-report-must-be-challenged-lawmakers-and-residents
  10. Environmental sensors promote green business

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 05:25pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... approvals from the Ministry of Environmental Protection. With the help of Hach China, DKK-TOA has sought approval for the FPM-377 Particulate Analyzer, a device that monitors fine and coarse ... and wastewater treatment, environmental conservation and process control in various industries since it was founded in 1945. Areas with high industrial activity experience a continuing deterioration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1549673/environmental-sensors-promote-green-business

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