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  1. letters

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... government's plan to build incinerators across Guangdong. Some residents have demanded that the construction of a second incinerator near their neighbourhood be scrapped because of fears it would cause ... surgical masks and mobilised by an internet forum posting- also demonstrated against the construction of an incinerator. One demonstrator said they requested to meet officials at the city ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... disasters. Yeong Nga-ting, Tsuen Wan Island best site for incinerator I agree with the government's plan to build a solid waste incinerator plant on the island of Shek Kwu Chau. I think it is an effective way to deal with the waste generation problems that we are encountering in Hong Kong. If an incinerator is not constructed, more pressure will be put on our landfills, which are already ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reduce waste, but also prepare for incinerator I refer to R. E. J. Bunker's letter ('Island incinerator will not use Japan's clean-burn technology', March 3). Mr Bunker ... of charging for municipal solid waste. Mr Bunker is wrong to suggest we are going back to the same old incinerators that were shut in 1997. Modern incinerators are completely different. The integrated ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for passengers, especially during the morning rush hours. Thomas Won, Discovery Bay Put incinerator at ash lagoon Stefanie Tsui Yik-sze wrongly states that Shek Kwu Chau is the best location because 'the other place considered, Tsuen Mun, is densely populated' ('Island best site for incinerator', March 18). The opposite is the case. Shek Kwu Chau is only three kilometres ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as this swim survive in our city. Posey Wong Po-yin, Wong Tai Sin Island location the best option I think the proposal to build a solid waste incinerator plant on Shek Kwu Chau is feasible ... that building the incinerator plant in Shek Kwu Chau can bring short-term and long-term benefits to Hong Kong. Rainie Hui, To Kwa Wan Tourist draw claim ridiculous I read with a mixture of amusement ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New cost estimate for incinerator on island off Lantau must wait The government has yet to figure out how much it would cost to build an incinerator at Shek Kwu Chau, south of Lantau. While a previous estimate, in 2008, put the cost at HK$4 billion, it did not take into consideration recent fluctuations in construction costs, Elvis Au Wai-kwong, assistant director ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... objective in pushing structural policies to benefit all. Regina Ip, chair, New People's Party Incinerator beats landfills The government intends to build an incinerator at Shek Kwu Chau to take ... of land for dumping refuse. An incinerator will not solve our waste problems, and it will cause some air pollution with the burning of rubbish, but it is a better option than a landfill. I think ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a landfill or an incinerator. Surely some of the wealth from building could be used to solve the problem of filth in Hong Kong. But don't dare to talk about taxing wealth. That is the sacred ... of cleaner incinerators. These are short-sighted, short-term measures which may encourage citizens to produce more refuse. It is important to change attitudes by educating the public about the need ...

  9. 'Give us back our waterfront'

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is an abandoned incineration plant, a public mortuary and a deserted abattoir. At Sai Ying Pun and Sheung Wan, a long stretch of the shore is off-limits to pedestrians as it is used as a cargo loading ... station. If they can do it in the UK, then it is possible that the Kennedy Town incineration plant could be turned into a museum,' he said. 'Many of the old fresh food and fish markets ...

  10. Go with the flow

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... After a major eruption, pyroclastic flows of superheated gas and volcanic debris race down the slopes, incinerating everything in their path for as far as six kilometres from the crater. Today, ...




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