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  1. Clock tower may be used as landfill for reclamation

    Posted Dec 17th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai and Joshua But Workers demolished the old Star Ferry clock tower yesterday, with the pieces taken away by barge for possible use in reclamation of the harbour in Central. A construction crew that worked through the night, despite desperate attem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/575791/clock-tower-may-be-used-landfill-reclamation
  2. Repurposing the Earth

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or waterways into land for development. The term can also mean the process of restoring damaged land to its natural state. The land reclaimed is known as reclamation ground or landfill. Why land would ... of native plant and animal species. Land reclamation is also used to turn arid land into farmland in places that are experiencing desertification. Forms of land reclamation Landfill Landfills ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992052/repurposing-earth
  3. Lie of the land

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... have been quarried to provide landfill. Along Hong Kong Island's northern coastline, from Kennedy Town to Shau Kei Wan, the tramlines mostly follow the 1841 shoreline; anything to the north is landfill. Hong Kong's central business district is literally built upon the rubble and rubbish of earlier times- an appropriate metaphor. Yau Ma Tei's famous Tin Hau temple- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597168/lie-land
  4. What's your New Year wish for Hong Kong?

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of our country park as landfills. I think this is a bad idea. Hong Kong people would lose out because with less country park, they would enjoy less greenery. Ellis Lee, 15, Delia Memorial School ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735530/whats-your-new-year-wish-hong-kong
  5. Letters

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... reminded me of the landfill we see on our beaches and around our villages and the mess we encounter every day at the refuse collection points. This too is tiresome, bizarre and unacceptable. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998702/letters
  6. Our laws don't foster respect for environment

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by authorities to extend the Tseung Kwan O landfill into the Clear Water Bay Country Park amply showed the extent of the passion. The feelings are reflected by law. They have strengthened in tandem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728569/our-laws-dont-foster-respect-environment
  7. Letters

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it into landfills and, when full, building one of the biggest incinerators in the world to burn our waste. Such incinerators are old technology; more modern alternative technologies, located closer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/992516/letters
  8. A new approach to harbour protection

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... even if it is floating on a pontoon or resting on piles and therefore requires no landfill. Deputy Secretary for Economic Development Wilson Fung Wing-yip told legislators there appeared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509828/new-approach-harbour-protection
  9. Letters

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cavernous solution to land shortage There has always been strong demand for land in Hong Kong. The Development Bureau is looking ahead and has put forward some ideas for future developments. One option is further reclamation outside Victoria Harbour ('Landfills aren't all bad, says minister', November 11). However, environmentalists are concerned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985501/letters
  10. Talkback

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... construction waste be tighter? From time to time when there have been complaints regarding landfilling and/or dumping of waste on private farmland, the government's reply has always been along the lines of, 'There is no violation of the land lease and under existing zoning policy; landfilling and storage is allowed on private farmland'. In that case, one would query what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450313/talkback

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