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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROPERTY

    Government eyes Lamma Island site for new housing project

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com The government is targeting an uninhabited part of the island for a new development, but residents and environmentalists have doubts Lamma site on radar for more housing The government is looking at an uninhabited part of Lamma Island in its search for more housing sites, tabling options that would yield up to 2,800 flats. But residents ...

  2. Lamma Island prepares to clean up its act

    Posted Jan 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Lamma Island's primitive septic tanks will soon be flushed away by a modern centralised sewage system the government says will improve hygiene and the marine ecology. The HK$420 million Drainage Services Department project is expected to benefit 5,000 island residents. Construction started in 2010 and the first stage of the system is expected to come ...

  3. Lamma island marina bid is thrown out

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com A bold development plan in an ecologically sensitive part of Lamma Island was rejected yesterday by town planners, who feared its approval would set an undesirable precedent. The luxury residential and marine project, Baroque on Lamma, was led by a Town Planning Board member, Cheng Yan-kee. He is the chief executive of the company in charge ...

  4. Students go green on Lamma Island

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung More than 1,000 students were invited to Lamma Island as part of an eco-tour organised by Hongkong Electric last month. The visit aimed to raise students' awareness ... Ling. The new plant is called Lamma Winds. It was commissioned in 2006 and is the first of its kind in Hong Kong. After visiting the turbine, volunteers led the students on an eco-tour ...

  5. Lamma Island power station cleans up its act to meet pollution-reduction targets

    Posted Jul 07th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Hongkong Electric has installed new equipment at its Lamma Island power station, marking the completion of the first phase of a HK$1 billion project aimed at reducing emissions ... organic compounds both by 55 per cent. Dr Tso also said the company was working on the environmental- impact assessment for its proposed wind farm off Lamma Island, which would comprise 35 wind ...

  6. Three nature trails open on Lamma Island

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Three eco-routes were opened on Lamma yesterday to showcase the island's fauna and flora to locals and visitors. The Conservancy Association and Hongkong Electric have ... Protection Anissa Wong Sean-yee said yesterday at an inauguration ceremony on Lamma. 'I believe these volunteers will help people understand the local ecology,' she said, referring ...

  7. Greens and islanders fight HK$10b plan for marina

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com More than 200 Lamma Island residents and environmentalists staged a protest yesterday against developers who want to build luxury flats and a marina ... that would be threatened should developers move into southern Lamma. Dr Laura Ruggeri, the chairwoman of Living Lamma, which led the rally, said: 'Most of us today are Lamma residents, and all ...

  8. Lamma road plan approved

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu A scaled-down plan to allow emergency vehicles road access on Lamma Island has been approved by environmentalists and community members, the district council was told last week. The scheme provides for a walkway by the water as well as a road in Yung Shue Wan that would give emergency vehicles access to the island's helipad. There would also be space for open-air ...

  9. Project 'threatens' Lamma marine life

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com A huge property development planned for Lamma Island's southeastern coast could destroy one of the last remaining untouched marine ecosystems ... resources, but that even the slightest development would likely upset the undersea ecology. The green groups are urging the Town Planning Board to reject the proposal, named Baroque on Lamma ...

  10. Lamma minibus plan sends wrong environmental message

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... other islands as they wish to escape traffic and the hustle and bustle of the city. I hope the Lands Department will listen to Lamma residents and visitors and reject the minibus proposal. ... I strongly object to the proposal from the Hong Kong Electric Company to run a minibus service along the cable road to the 'Lamma Winds' wind turbine on Lamma. I urge the Lands ...




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