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  1. Tsing Yi gets nod for Container Terminal 10

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... 'At southwest Tsing Yi, although this site will require the relocation of the existing oil depots, it can achieve synergy with the container terminals in Kwai Chung and Tsing Yi.' ... Anita Lam Tsing Yi, rather than ecologically sensitive North Lantau, has been chosen as the site for Container Terminal 10 on environmental grounds. This ends the threat the structure ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tsing Yi toxic waste facility may be moved

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Kwai Tsing district councillor Tam Wai-chun said she had not received any complaints about the incinerator from residents, but would support its relocation. "Who wants something like ... whether it is desirable and safe," he said. The incinerator occupies a two-hectare site on southeastern Tsing Yi, close to the Kwai Tsing dock from where it collects oily or noxious liquid ...

  3. Air gauges near furnace rejected

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... there were sufficient measures to safeguard the public. At a meeting of the Kwai Tsing District Council, most members opposed a motion asking the government to carry out a new environmental impact ... Wan slaughterhouse, which supplies pork to the Kwai Tsing district, would be contaminated. But senior engineer Joseph Chan Chun-shing from the department said an updated assessment ...

  4. Ecological fears over Kwai Chung dredging

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Millions of cubic metres of contaminated sediment will be dredged from the seabed at Kwai Chung to allow larger vessels to dock, but an academic warns the move may pose an environmental danger. Government engineers plan to remove the sediment to deepen to 17 metres the terminal basin and part of the channel leading to the port at the Kwai Chung container terminal. ...

  5. Protest could promote better governance

    Posted Feb 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The plan to incinerate toxic waste from Penny's Bay at a plant in Tsing Yi seems to have gone through all the necessary procedures. It was discussed at the local district council and funding was passed by the Legislative Council. The main opposition now comes from a Democratic Party district councillor and Greenpeace. There are some parallels to the opposition to harbour ...

  6. Tests show waste burn non-toxic

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Kwai Tsing District Council yesterday, left some councillors unconvinced. 'The Tsing Yi residents are still very panicky, especially after news about Ukraine opposition leader Viktor ... analysis. The Civil Engineering and Development Department's tests show the November 26 burn at the Tsing Yi chemical waste treatment plant produced a stack emission of 0.0003 of a nanogram per ...

  7. Plans for toxic incinerator defended

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

    ... of the protest. Speaking on a radio programme yesterday, Dr Liao rejected an allegation that the proposal had not been discussed by the Kwai Tsing District Council. 'Altogether we consulted ... councillors how the incineration facility operated and outline the precautionary measures that would be taken. Kwai Tsing District Councillor Lee Wing-tat, who is also deputy chairman ...

  8. Anger over toxic mud shipment

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A group of Kwai Tsing district councillors yesterday tried in vain to block the transport of the last batch of contaminated mud for burning at a plant on Tsing Yi. About 25 tonnes of dioxin-tainted mud were moved by a contractor from To Kau Wan on Lantau to the Tsing Yi Chemical Treatment Centre after 1am yesterday, finishing a five-month operation to burn ...

  9. Incinerator on island 'to add pollution'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is built in Tuen Mun, according to a study. The study to assess the environmental impact of the facility shows north Lantau, the airport and Kwai Tsing will suffer from higher levels of nitrogen ... into consideration. North Lantau includes the Tung Chung new town and neighbouring rural villages. Kwai Chung is home to the container cargo terminals and is already busy with road and marine traffic. ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hold government to its green pledge for Kai Tak cruise terminal

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by EDWIN LAU

    ... at the Kwai Tsing container terminal and Ocean Terminal. The environmental impact assessment system should be further improved. The government has pledged to make Kai Tak a "smokeless" hub. ... realise that the new Kai Tak cruise terminal will have a big impact on the air quality of the neighbouring districts. When the government of the day first sought legislators' approval ...




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