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  1. News - Hong Kong - PLANNING

    'Super prison' rising out of the sea is back on agenda for Hong Kong planners

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A super prison or landfill site rising out of the sea off Hong Kong is back on the agenda, and pitching planners against environmentalists Man-made islands make waves A debate over moving prisons and landfills to artificial islands has erupted - with an engineering expert saying prime sites such as Stanley jail could be put to better use, and opponents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1206472/super-prison-rising-out-sea-back-agenda-hong-kong-planners
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers split over controversial HK$20b waste landfill and incinerator plans

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Boos from public gallery as lawmakers fail to reach any agreement on 'urgent' proposed landfill extension and incinerator plant HK$20 ... Kwan O landfill and the construction of a waste incinerator plant in Shek Kwu Chau. The deferral, at the legislature's public works subcommittee, pushes the issue to the next meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1483909/lawmakers-split-over-controversial-hk20-billion-waste-landfill-and
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Recycling firms to get up to HK$5 million to divert waste from landfills

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Recycling companies to receive grants to divert waste from landfills, but insiders say its success depends on how much filters down to workers Scheme ... in a reduction in the amount of waste sent to the city's fast-filling landfills. Chambers representing recycling businesses can apply for up to HK$10 million to improve safety and environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1474296/recycling-firms-get-hk5-million-divert-waste-landfills
  4. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Police search landfill for HK$28 million painting 'after cleaners mistake it for rubbish'

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Ng Kang Chung

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Ng Kang Chung Landfill search for HK$28m painting Cleaners at the city's Grand Hyatt hotel are suspected to have dumped a painting that had just sold for more than HK$28 million with rubbish that was then taken to a landfill. The Chinese ink wash painting, Snowy Mountain, by Cui Ruzhuo went under the hammer for HK$28.75 million, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1470196/police-search-landfill-hk28-million-painting-after-cleaners-mistake
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill, incinerator plans pass Legco's environmental affairs panel

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Government scores rare victory after previous requests to fund waste solution were rebuffed Landfill expansion, incinerator plans clear first hurdle Controversial plans to deal with Hong Kong's mountain of waste cleared an early hurdle yesterday. The expansion of three landfills and construction of an incinerator at an island off Lantau won approval ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1459181/legco-panel-backs-landfill-and-incinerator-plans
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Exempt those living near landfills from rubbish fee, says Exco's Bernard Chan

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Live near a landfill, pay no rubbish fee: adviser People living near landfills earmarked for expansion should be exempted from a proposed fee for rubbish disposal, a top government adviser says. Bernard Chan, a member of the Executive Council and chairman of the Council for Sustainable Development, said it was necessary to extend the landfills ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455105/exempt-those-living-near-landfills-rubbish-fee-says-excos-bernard
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green groups want phased approach to landfill funding

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Environmentalists hope new approach could hold government to account over waste Phase funds for landfills, say green groups Green groups want the government to apply for landfill expansion funds in stages so that it can be held to account for its progress in waste reduction. Their suggestion comes ahead of today's public hearing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454282/green-groups-want-phased-approach-landfill-funding
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Second incinerator is not a burning issue: environment secretary Wong Kam-sing

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for a landfill extension in Tseung Kwan O and a waste incinerator in Shek Kwu Chau, and that he does not intend to push for a second incinerator just yet. Over the past few months, Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing has been lobbying for political and community support for his waste infrastructure plan, which he says is essential for the sustainability of the city. "[The landfill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1474304/second-incinerator-not-burning-issue-environment-secretary-wong-kam
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Incinerator and landfill expansions are a must, says Bernard Chan

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:31am

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Building a waste incinerator and expanding the landfills are the only ways to prevent the city becoming a rubbish city, and the proposed measures must ... is also a member of the Executive Council. “Even if it is approved today, it will take time to build and even when it is built, will only treat one-third of the city’s waste. Our landfills ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431632/incinerator-and-landfill-expansions-are-must-says-bernard-chan
  10. News - Hong Kong

    Contractor due in court on landfill leak charge

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 04:58am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Report of pollution at Ta Kwu Ling dump was initially withheld by government Contractor due in court on landfill leak charge A landfill contractor is being taken to court, accused of allowing pollution to leak into the city's waterways. The leak at the Ta Kwu Ling landfill in the northeast New Territories was first reported by the contractor- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1415054/contractor-due-court-landfill-leak-charge

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