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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ignorance leads to fears over burning

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Waste-to-energy expert says worries over use of incinerators come from 'misinformation' and only serve to delay a sensible option for city Ignorance leads to fears over burning Most of the objections against incineration are unfounded or overstated, according to an international expert on converting waste to energy. Professor Nickolas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1231669/ignorance-leads-fears-over-burning
  2. Comment - Letters

    Incinerator will create toxic ash with poisonous emissions

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:16am by LETTERS

    ... Incinerator will create toxic ash with poisonous emissions In his letter to supposedly correct "misunderstandings" by opponents of the planned Shek Kwu Chau incinerator (" Incinerator will adopt proven, cost-effective technology on island ", August 5), Elvis W. K, Au, assistant director of environmental protection, added yet more disinformation on the project. Au ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1571513/incinerator-will-create-toxic-ash-poisonous-emissions
  3. Comment - Letters

    Follow best practice on waste incineration, and think local

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... Incinerator plans may waste chance for what is best for Hong Kong As project designer of a conservation group on Lantau, I wish to respond to the letter by Elvis W. K. Au, assistant director of environmental protection, regarding the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator (" Incinerator will adopt proven, cost-effective technology on island ", August 5). I visited the plasma arc ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1573735/follow-best-practice-waste-incineration-and-think-local
  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong?

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:26am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn Is the Shek Kwu Chau incinerator the best solution for Hong Kong? Assistant Director of Environmental Protection Elvis Au has a letter in today's South China Morning Post ... Shek Kwu Chau incinerator. His beef with Lai See is that we have suggested as an alternative technology plasma gasification, rather than the moving grate technology to be used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1566571/shek-kwu-chau-incinerator-best-solution-hong-kong
  5. Comment - Letters

    Incinerator will adopt proven, cost-effective technology on island

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by LETTERS

    ... Incinerator will adopt proven, cost-effective technology on island I wish to correct misunderstandings in the letter by Tom Yam (" Incinerator's hefty price tag defies guidelines and sense ", July 3), the Lai See piece by Howard Winn (" Incinerator proposal goes to Legco for funding ", July 4), and Louise Preston's letter (" Unimpressed by top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1566561/incinerator-will-adopt-proven-cost-effective-technology-island
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    The bad science in city's incineration plan for househould waste

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams It's shameful that research into building an incinerator in Hong Kong does not properly address the hazards it may bring Bad science in rubbish plan may lay city to waste There has been considerable brouhaha over Hong Kong's waste strategy, particularly plans to expand three landfills and build an incinerator on an artificial island by Shek Kwu Chau- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1556646/bad-science-citys-incineration-plan-househould-waste
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Taxpayers should not pay more than their fair share for overpriced incinerator

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:20pm by Tom Yam

    ... Tom Yam Tom Yam calls on legislators to scrutinise the sums before any approval Incinerator's hefty price tag defies guidelines and sense Tomorrow, the Legislative Council's Finance Committee faces a crucial vote on whether to fund the Environment Bureau's mega incinerator to be built on Shek Kwu Chau island. The bureau wants HK$18.24 billion in initial capital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1544932/taxpayers-should-not-pay-more-their-fair-share-overpriced-incinerator
  8. News - China

    Thousands to visit waste disposal sites as Guangzhou aims for new incinerators

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 02:15pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A total of 11,000 people – mostly local government employees – will descend on a landfill site and a working incinerator by July 4 under the municipal government plans Thousands of people will be invited to visit two waste disposal sites as Guangzhou tries to build support for new incinerator projects, the Southern Metropolis Daily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1530028/thousands-people-visit-garbage-sites-guangzhou-tries-build-support-new
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Incinerator proposal goes to Legco for funding

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:39am by Howard Winn

    ... Howard Winn The Environment Bureau's mega-incinerator proposal goes before the Legislative Council's Finance Committee today. As readers will be aware, it has attracted considerable opposition. The bureau has tried to characterise this as purely nimby (not in my backyard) opposition. However, there is more to it than this. Current estimates are that the incinerator ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1546110/incinerator-proposal-goes-legco-funding
  10. Two more rallies against building of trash incinerators

    Posted Jan 26th 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou The tug of war between government and residents over controversial incinerator projects in Guangdong is showing no signs of easing, with protests in two cities ... government's urban management headquarters and another outside the city government headquarters. They demanded that construction of a second incinerator near their neighbourhood be scrapped because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704651/two-more-rallies-against-building-trash-incinerators

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