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  1. 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
  2. Protected coastal area to make way for road

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong The Town Planning Board has approved a rezoning request that paves the way for reclamation of a coastal protection area adjoining Chek Lap Kok airport. The area is to be used ... informed of plans for the reclamation and that all possible alternatives should be considered. Under the government's plan, the coastal protection area located east of the airport island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/682753/protected-coastal-area-make-way-road
  3. Appalled by factory owners' stand against laws protecting workers

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report ('Broken by the law', March 9) noted the unfavourable reaction from many Hong Kong businessmen to the enforced protection of factory workers' rights, now being gradually introduced on the mainland. This protection is long overdue and simply provides for written contracts, (low) minimum wages, daily overtime limits and fair dismissal terms. Such employment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630081/appalled-factory-owners-stand-against-laws-protecting-workers
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - China

    Guangdong vows not to loosen rules on environment in pursuit of growth

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of the province's dual goals of supporting massive industrial projects and improving the environment. Li Qing, head of the provincial Environmental Protection Bureau, said on the sidelines of the annual ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Province refuses to loosen its environmental regulations while seeking to expand economy Guangdong vows to find path to sustainable growth Guangdong's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1138232/guangdong-vows-not-loosen-rules-environment-pursuit-growth
  10. Environment chiefs halt vital Guangdong airport

    Posted Nov 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... region's plans to bring other cities within reach. The Ministry of Environmental Protection says assessments for land use impact, the location of the runway and sewage facilities at Jieyang ... they have largely been seen as nothing more than a formality,' Ma said. 'The ministry of environmental protection should be given more authority. It can at most put a temporary stop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985847/environment-chiefs-halt-vital-guangdong-airport

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