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  1. Comment - Letters

    Officials ignored consultants' advice

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Tuen Mun definitely the best site for building incinerator I refer to Martin Williams' letter ("Mega incinerator project being driven by vested interests", April 26). Any fact-based analysis would conclude that any new waste-treatment technology should be located in Tsang Tsui near Tuen Mun, not Shek Kwu Chau. Locating a massive incinerator using a polluting sunset ...

  2. Costly incinerator will be a waste of money

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Edwin Lau The Environment Bureau recently unveiled the capital cost for the incinerator it plans to build close to Shek Kwu Chau- almost HK$15billion. Is it worth spending that much ... The estimated cost in 2008 for an incinerator of the same capacity- handling 3,000 tonnes of waste a day- planned near Tuen Mun was HK$4billion. Only a few years later, the cost has increased by nearly ...

  3. Islanders sail into Central to march against incinerator

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Hundreds of Cheung Chau and South Lantau islanders landed at Central pier number five yesterday for a protest march against plans to build a giant incinerator on nearby Shek Kwu ... The incinerator would emit about 2,900 tonnes of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide and 217 tonnes of respirable suspended particles per year. Around 700 people took part in the march from the Central ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Proposal to 'beautify' incinerator fails to ease critics' concerns

    Posted Dec 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A planned incinerator in Tuen Mun may hold an open design contest for its facade amid strong opposition from local politicians who question why most polluting facilities ... 'aesthetic' incinerator designs in Japan and Austria, Mr Chan said. The HK$4 billion incinerator, proposed to be located in the ash lagoon in Nim Wan, would burn up to 2,000 tonnes of sludge- ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Blazing a trail

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... conglomerates ahead of public needs, and a bloated civil service in which departments and agencies jealously guard their patches. Rather than far-reaching recycling programmes backed by incineration, we have got three landfills that will have reached capacity by 2018. With a looming crisis, it is only now that authorities are taking steps to build incinerators. Ever fearful of criticism, yet ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pollution makes proposed reclamation site unliveable

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng worries about health and environmental effects, given its proximity to two power stations, a landfill and a planned incinerator Pollution makes a mockery ... Tan residents would be breathing in highly toxic air every day. Furthermore, the government is planning to build sludge treatment incineration facilities as part of the expanded landfill. ...

  10. 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 ...




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