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  1. Officials developing Lok Ma Chau Loop recognise need to protect wetlands

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... carefully considered and responded to in a report. During the recently completed Stage 2 public engagement, we explained to the society at a consultation meeting with environmental concern groups ... of the loop's surrounding ecology and environment. The aims of environmental planning specified in the Hong Kong Planning and Standard Guidelines are not compromised. An 'ecological area' ...

  2. 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- ...

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    Shenzhen builds canopy to protect tree planted by ex-president Hu Jintao

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 11:56am by Amy Li

    ... by Hu it has been a source of pride for many people. But it has also meant extra work for city cadres to look after it. To start with, officials had to built a huge canopy above the tree to protect ...

  4. Environmental stakes raised in port poker

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Like the controversy over the dolphins' habitat when the airport was being built, Hong Kong's reluctance to dredge the Tonggu has been cloaked in 'environmental' concerns. ... bigger- unless the channel is dredged. If you listen to the government, the decision whether to join our mainland counterparts in dredging the Tonggu hinges on 'environmental ...

  5. Shenzhen drafts regulations to protect well-meaning rescuers

    Posted Dec 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei Shenzhen may become the first mainland city to give good Samaritans a reason not to be afraid of helping others in need. New draft regulations were issued on Monday protecting those who help others out of concern for their well-being. Basically, they would be exempted from legal liability for any damage they cause during the rescue effort. Eighteen passers-by ignored ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Monitoring stepped up after leak from landfill

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday. The Environmental Protection Department has set up 10 water sampling and monitoring stations- five along the Shenzhen River, one at the Ng Tung River and four in the Deep Bay area. ... Mr Yau said the Guangdong Environmental Protection Bureau had told Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department verbally of the leak on Monday morning and written notification ...

  8. Shenzhen plans world's largest incinerator

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... incineration plants in the pipeline, capable of processing a total of 6,300 tonnes of rubbish a day. Lu said that in order to meet environmental protection standards for the incinerator's ... to the highest global air quality standards, the Nanfang Daily reported. It said Shenzhen was dealing with 4.8 million tonnes of trash a year. Michelle Au Wing-tze, senior environmental affairs officer ...

  9. Shenzhen pledges 100b yuan by 2020 for ambitious green campaign

    Posted Jan 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Shenzhen will spend more than 100 billion yuan on environmental protection by 2020 as the city seeks to steer its economy along a greener path, according to a government ... Shenzhen will spend at least 100 billion yuan by 2020 on environmental protection and research. Annual investment in the environmental sectors would be no less than 3 per cent of its total economy, ...

  10. HK market falls despite stimulus vow

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... continued to face slow growth and deficits despite government support. Energy efficiency and environmental protection, next-generation information technology, new-energy cars and biotechnology were ... yesterday. Even environmental stocks, which will be direct beneficiaries, remained flat. However, investment bank UBS said it expected infrastructure investment would rebound in the coming months. ...




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