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  1. Tsunami tragedy galvanises action on environmental issues

    Posted May 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... investment in protecting the environment and taking part in related causes. Bill Kentrup, director of Noble Environmental Solutions, an arm of the Hong Kong-based Noble Group, which trades ... on the fragility of human life and the environment. It also acted as a reminder about the diverse responsibilities of the many professionals whose work involves monitoring and protecting the environment. ...

  2. Boost for housing project near reserve

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to its plan in 1999. But since 2000, the Environmental Protection Department has not given the nod to the suitability of the report for public inspection. According to the latest report submitted ... of the Environmental Protection Department and the inspection and comment period will end on September 3. The department would then consider whether or not to approve the report. ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and environmental protection Beijing has allocated 2.5 billion yuan (HK$2.82 billion) out of its 100 billion yuan fourth-quarter economy-boosting emergency investment to support conservation and environmental protection, the National Development and Reform Commission said. Almost half will help finance 229 energy conservation projects. A further 830 million yuan has been budgeted for 143 water ...

  4. The Planner

    Posted Nov 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Theatre's production of his comic fantasy-thriller about Dunhuang treasures and the people that strived to protect them. A Silk Road Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese with Chinese and English ...

  5. Shipping firm charts new environmental course

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison A Hong Kong shipping company has set sail along an environmentally friendly course. The China Navigation Company is studying the world's oceans, lowering emissions from ... security and environmental manager. 'We believe in being responsible for our working environment, which is the ocean,' he said. The Quarry Bay-based company, which is privately owned ...

  6. Heated pools and Deep Bay views, but it's still just a sludge incinerator

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chamber will be hidden behind glass exterior walls with the 50-metre stacks barely visible from outside. To allay fears over emissions, the Environmental Protection Department has also agreed ... about 100 square metres Public facilities: viewing platform and free spa Location: eastern end of Tsang Tsui ash lagoo SOURCE: ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DEPARTMENT ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... promulgated by the Environmental Protection Department. A statutory environmental impact assessment is being conducted. Subject to the findings of the final EIA, we plan to use well-established ... that this is now happening. I do not seek to belittle Maersk, whose environmental initiatives are impressive in scope and global in scale, but it was a local company which showed the way in Hong Kong. ...

  8. Construction industry's top polluters fined again

    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Many of the worst repeat polluters in Hong Kong's construction industry have been fined yet again, but way below the maximum. The Environmental Protection Department's July list ... it has disputed this record. A spokesman said the company was keen to protect the environment and had implemented an environmental management system. Another repeat offender, China State ...

  9. Boutique industries find footing on roof of the world

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... The regional government disagrees. It says that the region has 45 natural protected areas, comprising 412,600 square kilometres and accounting for 34.4 per cent of its total land area, the largest ... antelopes, a protected species, has increased sharply in recent years, to reach about 150,000. ...

  10. Think-tank seeks stricter pollution limits for ships

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A Marine Department spokesman said the department and the Environmental Protection Department were studying the feasibility of creating a control area. He said most ocean-going vessels used fuel ...




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