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  1. Yau pledges not to seek funds for landfill plan during 14-month review

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Edward Yau Tang-wah has promised not to seek funding for a proposed extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill before January 2012, the revised date for work to begin ... to table a motion- backed by five political parties- on Wednesday to repeal a Chief Executive's order that extends the landfill into the country park. The motion will be submitted by Civic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726832/yau-pledges-not-seek-funds-landfill-plan-during-14-month-review
  2. Tang wades into row over landfill

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the extension of a landfill for the third consecutive Sunday yesterday. Tang said in an interview with the Information Services Department that the government should lead the public in reaching a consensus. 'When dealing with issues like columbariums and landfills, most people do not want these facilities to be placed near them. But the government has the responsibility to look at issues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727101/tang-wades-row-over-landfill
  3. Lawmakers stand firm on landfill oppostion

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Simpson Cheung Last-ditch appeals by the government to win lawmakers' support for a landfill extension plan look set to fail, as the legislators refuse to budge ... success. 'He talked about what the government has done about the landfill and how objections to the extension have been dealt with, but this has not swayed our position,' said Dr Patrick ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727308/lawmakers-stand-firm-landfill-oppostion
  4. Landfill manoeuvring leaves a bad smell

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that affects our quality of life. For years, waste has been piling up in our landfills. In 2005, recognising that the city was running out of space to dump this rubbish, the government drafted options aimed at alleviating dependence on landfills, including charges for waste disposal and better incentives to recycle. But, with our landfills ever closer to capacity, we don't seem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727216/landfill-manoeuvring-leaves-bad-smell
  5. How to sort out the mess over landfill extension plan

    Posted Oct 11th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... five hectares from the Clear Water Bay Country Park and turn it into part of an enlarged Tseung Kwan O landfill which, the government says, will be full 'around 2013-14'. The plan is to enlarge the landfill by 50 hectares, 10 per cent of which will come from the country park. By and large, Legislative Council members understand the problems of disposing of municipal waste. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727144/how-sort-out-mess-over-landfill-extension-plan
  6. Government does U-turn on landfill plan

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Gary Cheung The government last night did an abrupt U-turn on the extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill. Instead of the extension into country park land starting next ... lawmakers vowed to press ahead with a motion to repeal a Chief Executive's order allowing the landfill to be extended into Clear Water Bay Country Park. In a statement released at 10pm, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726757/government-does-u-turn-landfill-plan
  7. Allies needed to salvage landfill extension plan

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to change the Clear Water Bay Country Park boundary. The government wants to allow five hectares of the park to be swallowed up by an extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill ... Democrats and Civic Party oppose the order, citing the government's failure to resolve nuisances arising from the landfill in the past decade. The five parties hold most of the 30 seats ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726564/allies-needed-salvage-landfill-extension-plan
  8. Landfill legal advice for Legco president

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... O landfill into Clear Water Bay Country Park. The advice, compiled by senior counsel Philip Dykes, should help Tsang in making a ruling on whether to allow legislators to vote on a motion proposed ... announced that the starting date for the landfill work would be postponed for 14 months from November 1 to January 1, 2012, a move seen as buying time to garner support for the project. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726913/landfill-legal-advice-legco-president
  9. Lawmakers to keep fighting landfill plan

    Posted Oct 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Lawmakers yesterday vowed to move ahead with a motion to repeal a chief executive's order that would allow a landfill to extend into the Clear Water Bay Country Park. ... by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen that would cut five hectares off from Clear Water Bay Country Park to add to Tseung Kwan O landfill. Before the resolution can be voted on in Legco next ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726774/lawmakers-keep-fighting-landfill-plan
  10. Lawmakers back motion to scrap landfill plan

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Tanna Chong Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly yesterday for a motion scrapping a chief executive's order to take part of a country park for a landfill. It sets ... the Tseung Kwan O landfill into five hectares of the Clear Water Bay Country Park will be blocked, cutting three years from the life span of the tip. Defending the government's recycling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727424/lawmakers-back-motion-scrap-landfill-plan

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