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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 - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funding request for HK$18b Shek Kwu Chau incinerator gets go-ahead

    Posted May 27th 2014, 12:37pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Funding requests for incinerator and landfill extensions get through to final hurdle, despite filibuster and drama in Legco's public gallery ... in an attempt to filibuster controversial plans for an incinerator. Funding requests for the incinerator at Shek Kwu Chau, extensions to the Tseung Kwan O and Ta Kwu Ling landfills and a feasibility ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519852/lawmakers-work-through-filibuster-hk18b-waste-incinerator-plan
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Decision on Hong Kong’s ‘last resort’ landfill, incinerator plans put on hold again

    Posted May 07th 2014, 01:14pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Demonstrators and lawmakers disrupt environment secretary's efforts to gain speedy approval for landfill and incinerator projects Vote on waste ... A meeting of a Legislative Council subcommittee studying plans to extend the Tseung Kwan O landfill and to construct an incinerator off Shek Kwu Chau was forced to a close before it reached its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506542/decision-last-resort-waste-plans-put-hold-again
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Second incinerator is not a burning issue: environment secretary Wong Kam-sing

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Second incinerator not a burning issue: minister The environment minister says his priority now is to get lawmakers to approve his plans for a landfill extension in Tseung Kwan O and a waste incinerator in Shek Kwu Chau, and that he does not intend to push for a second incinerator just yet. Over the past few months, Secretary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1474304/second-incinerator-not-burning-issue-environment-secretary-wong-kam
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers split over controversial HK$20b waste landfill and incinerator plans

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Boos from public gallery as lawmakers fail to reach any agreement on 'urgent' proposed landfill extension and incinerator plant HK$20 ... Kwan O landfill and the construction of a waste incinerator plant in Shek Kwu Chau. The deferral, at the legislature's public works subcommittee, pushes the issue to the next meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1483909/lawmakers-split-over-controversial-hk20-billion-waste-landfill-and
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planned incinerator could be toxic for detox island

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Planned incinerator could be toxic for detox island Building an incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau could put many drug addicts back on the streets and at increased ... incinerator were to be built on a reclaimed portion of the southern part of the island, Wu said the ensuing noise, light and air pollution would increase patients' stress levels and deter drug ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466526/planned-incinerator-could-be-toxic-detox-island
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shek Kwu Chau waste incinerator location a ‘non-issue’, says Dutch delegation

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:14am by Ernest Kao

    ... of the Netherlands’ book and not pay compensation to residents living near the site of the planned HK$18.2 billion garbage incinerator in Shek Kwu Chau, according to a Dutch delegation. Herman Huisman, senior ... on environmental issues. “In the Netherlands, we decided not to compensate people near incinerators because it was proven that there were no negative effects,” said Huisman. “In our country, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1459092/shek-kwu-chau-waste-incinerator-location-non-issue-says-dutch
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill, incinerator plans pass Legco's environmental affairs panel

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Government scores rare victory after previous requests to fund waste solution were rebuffed Landfill expansion, incinerator plans clear first hurdle Controversial plans to deal with Hong Kong's mountain of waste cleared an early hurdle yesterday. The expansion of three landfills and construction of an incinerator at an island off Lantau won approval ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1459181/legco-panel-backs-landfill-and-incinerator-plans
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong advised to stick to its plans for waste-to-energy incinerator

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Stick to plan for waste incinerator, city is told Hong Kong has been advised to stick to its already-chosen technology for its first waste-to-energy incinerator, the environment minister said yesterday after a fact-finding trip to Europe. "We are told reliability is the top priority when it comes to the first incinerator," Wong Kam-sing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1446711/hong-kong-advised-stick-its-plans-waste-energy-incinerator
  10. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Burning rubbish worse for us and the planet than thought, study shows

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 02:56am by AP

    ... different health impacts as well as different impacts on the climate." While many governments tally emissions from incinerators, the burning of rubbish in backyards, fields and dumps is mostly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581353/burning-rubbish-worse-us-and-planet-thought-study-shows

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