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  1. Hunt for baby at landfill after mum dumped her

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A major police search of a Tuen Mun landfill was under way last night for a newborn girl who was abandoned on Wednesday shortly after her birth. Police ... centre in Yuen Long. From there, a rubbish truck took the garbage to the Nim Wan landfill in Tuen Mun later on Wednesday, a police officer said. Dozens of police officers in white protective ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985198/hunt-baby-landfill-after-mum-dumped-her
  2. Landfills aren't all bad, says minister

    Posted Nov 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Reclamation in Hong Kong outside Victoria Harbour would be a 'green' way to ease a space shortage for disposal of construction fill and should not be demonised, the development minister says. But green groups say the o ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984503/landfills-arent-all-bad-says-minister
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. HK$3m odour sniffers for Tseung Kwan O landfill and town

    Posted Mar 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Two electronic odour detectors will be installed in the Tseung Kwan O landfill and nearby new town to assess the source of smells in a scientific manner, Secretary ... a trial scheme for the detection and measurement of odour nuisance at the landfill and Tseung Kwan O town,' he said. The detector, known as e-noses and developed in Canada, measures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672098/hk3m-odour-sniffers-tseung-kwan-o-landfill-and-town
  6. Landfill could be turned into eco-village

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong A group of building professionals and former government officials have teamed up to work on plans to turn a former landfill site into the first eco-village in the Pearl River ... have been appointed advisers for the project. The idea of building an eco-village on the 68-hectare former landfill site in Tseung Kwan O was first floated last year by the Professional Green ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683673/landfill-could-be-turned-eco-village
  7. Greens want land swap for country park landfill

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... for 5 hectares lost to an extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said yesterday that the Country and Marine Parks Board would hold a meeting ... would consider the extension necessary, said the board had no consensus yet on the compensation proposal. The Environmental Protection Department said extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/666456/greens-want-land-swap-country-park-landfill
  8. Landfill site picked for shooting range

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Part of the closed Pillar Point Valley landfill at Tuen Mun will be turned into a shooting range for next year's East Asian Games. The project was proposed by the Hong ... the association promised to monitor landfill gases during construction and operation of the venue. It said walls would be built to ensure bullets did not hit the gas vent on the site. The association said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631711/landfill-site-picked-shooting-range
  9. Monitoring stepped up after leak from landfill

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Monitoring of rivers and waterways facing contamination threats from a Shenzhen landfill leak had been expanded, the environment secretary, Edward Yau Tang-wah, said ... landfill flowed into the river. The Puji flows into the Shenzhen River, which runs into Deep Bay, where the Mai Po wetland reserve and some oyster farms are located. The leak happened on Sunday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670415/monitoring-stepped-after-leak-landfill
  10. Monitoring stepped up after leak from landfill

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Monitoring of rivers and waterways facing contamination threats from a Shenzhen landfill leak had been expanded, the environment secretary, Edward Yau Tang-wah, said ... landfill flowed into the river. The Puji flows into the Shenzhen River, which runs into Deep Bay where the Mai Po wetland reserve and some oyster farms are located. The leak happened on Sunday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670451/monitoring-stepped-after-leak-landfill

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