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  1. Joint study will track down Delta air polluters

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Olga Wong

    ... with Beijing investing about 100 million yuan and Guangdong picking up the rest of the expenses. Zhong Liuju, the chief of the Guangdong Environmental Protection Monitoring Centre, said it would ... give a big hand [with the study],' Mr Zhong said. The cross-border air quality monitoring network developed by Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department and the Guangdong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584834/joint-study-will-track-down-delta-air-polluters
  2. Sepa admits it lacks sway to block big oil refinery

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing The country's top environmental watchdog has admitted it lacks the power to block the construction of a massive oil refinery near Guangzhou, which experts say will exacerbate air pollution problems in the Pearl River Delta. Yesterday's remarks by State Environmental Protection Administration deputy director Pan Yue follow mounting public concern over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/628554/sepa-admits-it-lacks-sway-block-big-oil-refinery
  3. Shenzhen, Guangzhou fail water quality standards

    Posted Jun 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan The quality of tap water in Guangzhou and Shenzhen is the worst in Guangdong, with 40 per cent of drinking water in the capital failing to meet safety standards. A provincial Environmental Protection Department report found water quality in Guangdong deteriorated in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period last year. Guangzhou and Shenzhen- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/595753/shenzhen-guangzhou-fail-water-quality-standards
  4. Reform of impact studies debated

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... different views,' she said. Those favouring a major review suggested an independent body replace the Environmental Protection Department to examine assessment reports, avoiding potential ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Supporters and critics of the government's environmental impact study system locked horns at a Legco panel meeting yesterday, but the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971994/reform-impact-studies-debated
  5. Major study will track down Delta air polluters

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... investing about 100 million yuan and Guangdong picking up the rest of the expenses. Zhong Liuju, the chief of the Guangdong Environmental Protection Monitoring Centre, said it would be the first ... hand [with the study],' Mr Zhong said. The cross-border air quality monitoring network developed by Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department and the Guangdong Environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584838/major-study-will-track-down-delta-air-polluters
  6. Brakes put on polluters

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Guangdong plans to limit the practice of polluting industries moving to its mountainous areas to escape the more stringent environmental protection requirements of the Pearl ... Protection Bureau director-general Li Qing as saying. Mr Li told a provincial environmental protection meeting on Thursday that the government would also suspend approvals for polluting industries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586238/brakes-put-polluters
  7. Guangdong fails to meet targets

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... of Environmental Protection. Of 21 cities in Guangdong, only nine have managed to reach the waste gas emission standards for both sulphur dioxide and chemical oxygen demand. Seven cities failed to reach ... Protection Bureau has issued warnings to Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shantou, Shanwei, Zhanjiang and Jieyang. The leaders of these cities have been called on to meet with the Guangdong Environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657145/guangdong-fails-meet-targets
  8. Green upgrade for Power plants

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Delta's severe air pollution problems. Guangdong Environmental Protection Department vice-director Wang Zikui said medium and big power plants would be upgraded in the next five years. He believed ... and recycling plants. Guangdong Governor Huang Huahua said environmental protection would be one of the key areas the province would focus on in the coming five years. Guangdong would also step up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/546380/green-upgrade-power-plants
  9. Environmental impact study of delta bridge challenged in court

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... of the huge infrastructure project. Chu earlier filed an application for a judicial review of Environmental Protection Department director Anissa Wong Sean-yee's decision in 2009 to approve ... and the director of environmental protection to take into consideration things that might have been overlooked. Yesterday saw the first day of a four-day hearing on the review application at the High Court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741725/environmental-impact-study-delta-bridge-challenged-court
  10. Refinery likely to relocate, top official says

    Posted Mar 24th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A senior official from Guangdong's Environmental Protection Bureau has hinted that a controversial oil refinery project with the Kuwaiti government might be relocated from ... point in Hong Kong. Mr Chen said: 'The Guangdong Environmental Protection Bureau supports building a petrochemical plant in the province. It will be vital to our sustained economic growth, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674371/refinery-likely-relocate-top-official-says

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