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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Environmental 'fine' adds US$2.5m to cost of Sean Parker's Big Sur wedding

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... a movie-set-like wedding site in a protected coastal area without proper permits. We... dreamed of getting married in Big Sur, one of the most magical places on earth Sean parker Parker, the 33-year-old ... diligently to address the issue. "So as soon as he was made aware of the Coastal Commission's concerns, he immediately stepped forward to discuss how he could protect the coastal area ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1253482/environmental-fine-adds-us25m-cost-sean-parkers-big-sur-wedding
  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese hairy crab found in Scotland’s River Clyde raises environmental concerns

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:01pm by DANNY LEE

    ... threat to trout and salmon in Glasgow's River Clyde. Environmental researchers searched the muddy waters of the Clyde yesterday for more evidence of the habitat-destroying Chinese hairy ... evidence was needed to gauge the impact. Jo Long, senior conservation policy officer at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa), said: "While the remains of an adult Chinese mitten ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1600763/chinese-hairy-crabs-invading-scotlands-river-clyde-raise-environmental
  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 - China

    Zhou Shengxian defends 'embarrassing' environmental protection ministry

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 09:26pm by Reuters

    ... to the government’s alarm. “I’ve heard that there are four major embarrassing departments in the world and that China’s ministry of environmental protection is one of them,” state news agency Xinhua’s ... Zhou’s comments, underscoring how far the agency has fallen in public esteem. “Of course it’s an embarrassment. What is originally a department for environmental protection has become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1278961/zhou-shengxian-defends-embarrassing-environmental-protection-ministry
  6. 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
  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Malaysia's sultan step into power vacuum, with protection of Sedition Act

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 05:25am by Reuters

    ... concern from Singapore and environmental groups over its impact on the narrow channel, is a sign of what critics say is the increasing political and business influence of Malaysia's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1610915/malaysias-sultan-step-power-vacuum-protection-sedition-act
  8. 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
  9. 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
  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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