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  1. Move to reduce fumes by 2009

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... principal environmental protection officer Mok Wai-chuen. The Euro V standards, covering emissions of respirable suspended particulates, nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons, will come into force in the European Union next year. The Euro V standard for nitrogen oxides is 42 per cent tighter than that under the current Euro IV. 'We have been following the timetable of the European Union ...

  2. Guangzhou brings in new-car emission rules

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Guangzhou will implement the Euro 3 emission standard for all new cars today, becoming the second mainland city after Beijing to enforce the standard before the national deadline next year. Only 10 petrol stations will initially be able to supply clean fuel for use in vehicles with Euro 3 standard fuel-injection systems, but Guangzhou Environmental ...

  3. Small steps in the fight against pollution

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for only 1 per cent of the air pollution in Hong Kong. This is because the EPD has required that all new vehicles have a Euro III emissions standard for quite a while now. The vast majority ... for 'incentive subsidies' for the minibus owners so that, this year and next, most minibuses will be upgraded to LPG or Euro III standard. This took many hours of discussion with 'the ...

  4. Ahead of target

    Posted Sep 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Euro standards were introduced, we started late last year retrofitting 38,000 pre-Euro heavy diesel vehicles. These devices will become mandatory for pre-Euro light diesel vehicles from December and for pre-Euro heavy diesel vehicles by the end of 2004. As well as encouraging the replacement of diesel taxis with LPG models, we are implementing an incentive scheme for the early ...

  5. Crackdown urged on polluting vehicles

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... yesterday, Ms Choy said the city was choked by 110,000 pre-Euro emission standard vehicles, about one fifth of the total number of vehicles on the city's roads. But they contributed more than a fifth of the pollution from vehicles in Hong Kong. Ms Choy said the pollution from each was equivalent to 70 similar vehicles conforming to Euro IV emission standards, which apply to new ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 4, 2013

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... badly polluting exhaust emissions to Euro V standards. According to government data, that means a reduction in two main areas, nitrogen oxide and particulates, the latter includes the infamous PM2.5 pollutant. In all vehicles, including Euro V, this can be done using a catalytic converter. Generally, these devices cost a few thousand dollars. So, why do we need to scrap our old dirty ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 16, 2013

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... pollution in Hong Kong. Phasing out Euro I to III diesel-powered commercial vehicles will significantly reduce the emissions of particulate and nitrogen dioxides. However, these subsidies cannot ...

  8. Beijing will pull out stops for clean Games

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... IV emission standard, equivalent to the Euro IV standards applied to new cars in European Union since 2005. ...

  9. Smog obscures HK skies for a third of the year

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Quinton Chan

    ... vehicles with new ones that conformed with the latest Euro IV emission standards. Lister Cheung Lai-ping, chief executive of the Conservancy Association, said: 'The situation is alarming. ... with those that comply with Euro IV emissions standards, she said. The department considered 'the current incentive model to be the best approach'. 'We are confident that emission ...

  10. Action on air pollution

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reduction device retrofit programme for old diesel vehicles; incentive programme for replacing diesel light buses with LPG or electric vehicles; adoption of the Euro III emission standards; ...




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