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  1. Incinerator project may be Johnston's last hurrah

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... his company to enter the race to incinerate the city's rubbish after its landfills are exhausted. Sounds simple enough, but a brewing political storm over the government's relations ... wants to build the incinerator at its Tap Shek Kok plant in Tuen Mun. Mr Johnston claims the proposal will harness the energy generated by the incinerator to power its cement plant. A study ...

  2. Tuen Mun incinerator would put us at risk, say Shenzhen residents

    Posted Feb 27th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam in Shenzhen and Cheung Chi-fai A proposed incinerator in Tuen Mun to turn waste into energy is facing opposition from Shenzhen over concerns that it will aggravate air pollution ... to meet Hong Kong authorities over the HK$4 billion project. The opposition came after Hong Kong last month announced two potential sites for a 3,000-tonne capacity incinerator; at Tsang Tsui ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... today will have a lasting effect on future generations. So let's not turn back the clock to that era of cookie-cutter architecture. Philip S.K.Leung, Pok Fu Lam Incinerator plan is a disgrace I refer to James Middleton's letter ('Ash from incinerator is hazardous', June 7), citing hazards associated with incinerators, and wish to point out that the use ...

  4. Environmental assessment system is failing to protect vulnerable sites

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... plans for building an artificial island together with a mega waste incinerator beside southwest Shek Kwu Chau, in the otherwise unspoiled waters along southern Lantau. I considered the EIA report on possible sites for waste incinerators to be strongly biased towards making the Shek Kwu Chau site appear a viable choice, and deficient concerning potential pollution, as well ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... away from where it belongs, and at the same time attempting to reduce recourse to the freedoms we have preserved to challenge our government. Clive Noffke, Lantau Incinerator will add to pollution As visitors from Australia to Hong Kong, staying on lovely Cheung Chau island, we were dismayed to hear of the proposed Shek Kwu Chau mega-incinerator on reclaimed land among ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Howard Winn Incinerator may be on hold, but jaunts to Lion City are a go Readers will be aware, as we keep going on about it, that progress on the government's plans for an incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau is on hold. So you would have thought that the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) might like to take the opportunity to reconsider its plans. But not so. Lai See ...

  7. Environment chief's dual role makes it very difficult to criticise government

    Posted May 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the Environment (ACE) that the prediction in the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the waste incinerator that nitrogen oxide emissions from road traffic in North Lantau would fall by 40per ... the incinerator report was based on an updated traffic forecast showing a reduction in the number of heavy goods vehicles in North Lantau after the bridge opens. This new prediction, he said, in no way ...

  8. Letters

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mid-Levels Co-ordinate on waste disposal The Legislative Council's environment panel made the right decision ('Bureau ditches HK$15b incinerator funding bid', April 21). The proposed Shek Kwu Chau incinerator posed an unacceptable risk of irreversible and ongoing health and environmental damage from air and marine pollution, with the high cost and risk involved ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is unsuitable for SAR Lai See, Hong Kong's self- appointed guru on waste incineration, wasted no time replying to my letter ('Incinerators' good global track record', January 7) ... and, given the good track record of moving grate incinerators, as unnecessary as sending the refuse to the sun. Instead of underpinning his views with facts, however, Lai See suggested ...

  10. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the super incinerator scandal, is all I ask. On the charging of a possible levy to pay for the third runway: Marcus H. Langston- All this rubbish about having got 'public support' ...




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