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  1. Stink of Guangzhou garbage plan refuses to go away

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sally Wang Hundreds of residents of Qingyuan and Guangzhou took to the streets on June 10 to protest against a plan to build a garbage incinerator in Guangzhou's Huadu district, close to Qingyuan. It was one of the largest protests against government plans to build incinerators in Guangzhou, but just over a week later the standing committee of the city's people's congress ...

  2. Waste incinerator is inevitable, says Edward Yau

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A plan to build a HK$15 billion waste incinerator may be unpopular, but the next chief executive will see it is necessary, the environment chief said yesterday. Speaking on a Commercial Radio show, Edward Yau Tang-wah said that while the incinerator was not the option preferred by Leung Chun-ying, the alternatives- reducing waste at the source and landfill ...

  3. Protesters win right to fight incinerator

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Four protesters yesterday won permission to launch a court challenge against a government plan to build a massive offshore waste incinerator- even though ... that cleared the path for building the incinerator at Shek Kwu Chau, an island south of Lantau and home to a drug rehabilitation centre with about 300 patients and staff. The four protesters come from ...

  4. Incinerator opponents granted legal aid

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Three people have won legal aid to mount court challenges to government plans for a massive waste incinerator beside an outlying island- even though ... If the court grants leave to any of the cases, further hearings will be conducted. The government had sought funding for the HK$23 billion, 3,000-tonne capacity incinerator off Shek Kwu Chau, near ...

  5. Bureau ditches HK$15b incinerator funding bid

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The Environment Bureau has abandoned its HK$23 billion funding request for what it says is an urgently needed waste incinerator and landfill expansion after failing to gain the support of lawmakers from across the political spectrum yesterday. The controversial waste plans, which included building a waste incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau off ...

  6. Island incinerator will cause problems for drug rehab centre

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the world. When I heard on the television news the other day that the government planned to build a municipal waste incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau, I was outraged. Just how could the administration ... the government might say that the incinerator will not affect Sarda's work, and that the centre might stay. But if it was able to remain, what about the smell of the municipal waste as it arrived ...

  7. Objections to sludge incinerator overriden

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The government will press ahead with plans for a sludge incinerator in Tuen Mun despite strong opposition from the district council and residents. About 80 residents holding ... 'No sludge incinerator! Better planning for Tuen Mun!' they shouted as they submitted a letter to the minister voicing their discontent. Two motions were passed objecting to the project ...

  8. Plans for toxic incinerator defended

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was not consulted on a proposal to incinerate toxic residue in Tsing Yi, saying politicians had been told of the plan nine times. Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung ... for incineration. The mock transport was a dress rehearsal for the trial burning of eight tonnes of the residue scheduled for the next few weeks, but the plan may have to be cancelled because ...

  9. Malaysian villagers hail court order halting incinerator work

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... parties and human right activists yesterday hailed the High Court decision putting a temporary stop to the construction of a multi-billion Malaysian-dollar waste incinerator, which opponents say ... ordered construction of the incinerator to halt until a main suit against the government is heard in June. The villagers are seeking an order for the government to divulge full details ...

  10. We all need to pitch in to solve waste problem

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the building of incinerators remain on the drawing board. No one wants to live next to a landfill or incinerator. Nonetheless, these have to be part of any effective management scheme. Incinerator ...




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