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  1. letters

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Environmental Protection Department suggests installing a catalyst reduction device in other buses. But experts doubt that this will work with large double-decker buses working in the hot and humid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727905/letters
  2. Study exposes true extent of air pollution

    Posted Apr 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... is having a far greater impact on public health than has been previously accepted, according to a top-level study commissioned by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD). Air pollution ... of the fine particles in Hong Kong is more than double the accepted standard in the United States and up to four times the limit in some roadside areas. An Environmental Protection Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452984/study-exposes-true-extent-air-pollution
  3. Building giants are exposed as serial polluters

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... anti-pollution laws, according to a list from the Environmental Protection Department (EPD), were Hong Kong Construction (Holdings) Limited and Chun Wo Construction and Engineering Company. The EPD list ... continue to be awarded multimillion-dollar government contracts, having paid fines as low as $10,000 each time they were caught. As a result, environmental lawyers and noise-pollution experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423023/building-giants-are-exposed-serial-polluters
  4. 59 convictions for polluting recorded

    Posted Jul 20th 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... JUDY NGAO Updated at 5.47pm: Fifty-nine convictions were recorded in June for breaches of anti-pollution legislation, the Environmental Protection Department said on Tuesday. Twenty-nine of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, 15 under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, 13 under the Noise Control Ordinance and two were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/463670/59-convictions-polluting-recorded
  5. Nine convictions recorded for breaching anti-pollution laws

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 4.50pm: Nine convictions were recorded in February for breaching anti-pollution legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Eight of the offenders were convicted under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance and one under the Waste Disposal Ordinance. The heaviest fine in February was $6,500, assessed against ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492704/nine-convictions-recorded-breaching-anti-pollution-laws
  6. Founder of environmental group resumes activism after 2 decades

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was a member of the government's advisory committee on environmental protection before leaving Hong Kong in the early 1990s, partly because of bureaucratic frustrations. 'The agenda was set by the administration, which discussed targets and figures instead of raising incentives on environmental protection,' he said. Thanks to Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore, Mr Chan said global awareness ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/637314/founder-environmental-group-resumes-activism-after-2-decades
  7. Tax on vehicle emissions mulled

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... tariff, was under way. The ministries of finance and environmental protection were involved in the research, he said. Chen Sai, a researcher at the environmental watchdog, said a vehicle emissions tax might be needed to help the government promote lower carbon consumption, and balance economic development and environmental protection. 'There is no timetable yet as the research, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704803/tax-vehicle-emissions-mulled
  8. 515m yuan fraud in river clean-up campaign

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... editorials last month hailing apparent progress in environmental protection, citing the five billion yuan a year investment on the 'three rivers and three lakes' clean-up campaign in 2007 ... improvements' had been detected. It said many so-called environmental protection policies covering the rivers and lakes had never been seriously executed, and regional governments had failed to stop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696703/515m-yuan-fraud-river-clean-campaign
  9. Jobs done, pollution officials pray for a breeze

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... into the city's air. But environmental protection experts say Guangzhou, a coastal city, has more breezes from both the sea and inland that can blow away the kind of smog that plagued Beijing. Levels ... the Olympics opened. Guangdong's environmental protection watchdog says PM10 levels have dropped nearly 30 per cent in the past six years, with all nine cities in the region- Guangzhou, Foshan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/729868/jobs-done-pollution-officials-pray-breeze
  10. Opponent of dam wins posthumous honour

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai A tireless opponent of Yunnan's Tiger Leaping Gorge dam project who gave his life to the cause was recognised yesterday in the country's first environmental protection ... compared with a free-flowing river.' The association is the only one on the mainland sponsored by entrepreneurs. Yesterday it donated 3 million yuan to 38 environmental protection bureaus, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497711/opponent-dam-wins-posthumous-honour

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