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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. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Incinerator dioxin levels reduced but new rules allow more types of waste to be burned

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by Li Jing

    ... incinerator business' New environmental standards have tightened the emission of dioxins, a group of major carcinogens, across the mainland by a factor of 10 in response to rising public fears over incinerating household waste in cities. But the updated regulation, which took effect on July 1, may not allay public fears and stop protests over incinerator projects, with some experts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1593418/incinerator-dioxin-levels-reduced-new-rules-allow-more-types-waste-be
  3. Comment - Letters

    Absence of waste sorting, separating and recycling policy

    Posted Oct 29th 2014, 06:37am by LETTERS

    ... Absence of waste sorting, separating and recycling policy The Environment Bureau proposes expanding landfills and building an incinerator to dispose of Hong Kong's waste. It claims ... focused only on expansion of landfills and construction of an incinerator based on outdated polluting technology. This plant will cost the Hong Kong taxpayer between 100 per cent and 300 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1627082/absence-waste-sorting-separating-and-recycling-policy
  4. News - China - PROTEST

    Pollution fears prompt protests against chemical plants and incinerators

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by McClatchy Tribune

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Beijing Fears over health prompt rise in protests Large street protests are breaking out against waste incinerators, chemical plants and other industrial projects. In the southern county of Boluo in Guangdong, thousands of people marched on Saturday, with some returning the next day, to protest about a planned incinerator. Police detained 24 demonstrators, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594929/pollution-fears-prompt-protests-against-chemical-plants-and-incinerators
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Thousands protest against waste incinerator plans in Guangdong town

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 07:27pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Fearing air and water pollution, thousands in Luoyang, Guangdong, march and clash with police Protest hits incinerator plan Several thousand people took to the streets in the town of Luoyang in Guangdong yesterday, some clashing with police, to protest against a proposed waste incinerator, participants and witnesses said. The protest in the town in Boluo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1591751/thousands-protesters-march-against-trash-incinerator-plans-guangdong-town
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    At least five more people detained over Huizhou incinerator protest

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 03:15pm by He Huifeng

    ... by police on Sunday in Huizhou in Guangdong for allegedly spreading false information online to "incite" protests against a waste incinerator project. The detentions follow demonstrations ... the location of the incinerator had not been decided, and the party chief of the county was scheduled to meet today with representatives of the residents to hear their feedback and appeals about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1593055/least-five-more-people-detained-over-huizhou-incinerator-protest
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong demonstrators take to streets for second day to protest waste incinerator plans

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 02:19pm by He Huifeng

    ... waste incinerator project continued in Huizhou in Guangdong yesterday ahead of today's close of the public consultation over the plan. Hundreds of people gathered in front ... participants and witnesses estimated thousands took to the streets in Boluo county, demanding the authorities scrap the incinerator project, which would process 2,600 tonnes of rubbish a day. Li Wei, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1592354/guangdong-demonstrators-take-streets-second-day-protest-waste-incinerator
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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