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  1. Rare wildlife will be threatened by Shek Kwu Chau incinerator

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 1997, the government designated south Lantau and nearby islands for conservation and sustainable recreation. Yet, this year, there are plans for a waste incinerator on a giant artificial island that will be built beside Shek Kwu Chau, just west of Cheung Chau. The community was given just a month to make comments. Bob Bunker ('Island incinerator will not use ...

  2. Proposed incinerator left out of air quality report on delta bridge

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The government has omitted a planned incinerator that would affect air quality near the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge in an environmental impact study, and critics say the report ... incinerator that may be built in Tuen Mun. But the Highways Department said there was no information on the incinerator, so it was not in the report issued last month. An Environmental Protection ...

  3. HK$4b incinerator funding approved

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Lawmakers yesterday approved funding for the Environmental Protection Department's HK$4 billion sludge incinerator project in Tsang Tsui, Tuen Mun. About 30 legislators supported the move, while eight opposed it and two abstained. The project is to be completed by 2012, despite lobbying from Green Island Cement. It proposed what it claimed to be a cheaper option ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. HK willing to share data on incinerator

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong was willing to share information and exchanges about the possibility of locating a waste-to-energy incinerator in Tuen Mun following concerns over its impact ... to support the project. They instead passed a motion rejecting moves to site the incinerator locally. It was the first time senior environmental officials had consulted the politicians since two ...

  6. Waste incineration to resume despite protests by green groups

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A company has been given a temporary licence to burn 40 tonnes a day Hong Kong is to resume incinerating waste- six years after the last facility was closed. The Environmental ... in Tuen Mun for 16 weeks, despite protests from residents and green groups. But it will be at least six months before the incinerator can start operating because the temporary structure needs ...

  7. A spot of fog

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Yam Legislators should be applauded for withholding support for a HK$15billion waste incinerator to be built on Shek Kwu Chau, leaving the issue to incoming chief executive Leung Chun-ying's administration. The current administration has clearly botched the job. Many would agree with the government that incineration is part of the solution to Hong Kong's waste disposal ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tuen Mun residents take to streets over incinerators About 80 Tuen Mun residents protested yesterday over plans to build incinerators in the district. The protesters, who marched to the government headquarters from the Legislative Council, said the district accounted for just 10 per cent of the city's population, and it would be unfair if it had to process 60 per cent of all ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Aug 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sewage plant profile ready The Environmental Protection Department has taken the first step towards conducting an environmental impact assessment for a proposed sewage sludge incinerator to be located in Nim Wan, Tuen Mun. The department has prepared a project profile on the facility, which the public would have a chance to inspect before a detailed brief on the environmental impact ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wan Should an incinerator be built in Tuen Mun? I agree with the construction of an incinerator in Tuen Mun ('Objections to sludge incinerator overridden', April 23). It is a suitable place for the construction of the incinerator given Tuen Mun's location in the western part of Hong Kong. The direction of the prevailing wind of Hong Kong is usually from the east, ...




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