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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of landfill toxins The Environmental Protection Department has been told by Guangdong authorities that pollutants leaked from a landfill to a tributary of the Shenzhen River. The department was told ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... that yet another knee-jerk plan has backfired ('Bag levy has made things worse, industry says', July 18)? While I am totally in favour of finding ways to cut down on plastic in landfills ... they eventually end up in our landfills. Finally, while I am on the subject of supermarkets and landfills, can anyone explain why Taste in Stanley has suddenly decided to wrap every single item of its ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... going to a landfill anyway. The government's priority should be to make the bins clean. In Taiwan and Seoul, South Korea, there are transparent recycling bins. This provides a cleaner image ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it should not adversely affect private property prices. Dicky Cheng, Tsuen Wan Less waste, less landfill People concerned about the smell coming from the Tseung Kwan O landfill will have welcomed Legco's opposition to its extension. However, we have to ask ourselves how we actually dispose of our refuse if the landfill is not enlarged and reaches capacity in three years. Nobody wants ...

  7. A lame duck lost up a blind alley

    Posted Oct 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the same session, lawmakers voted overwhelmingly for a motion scrapping a chief executive order to use part of a country park for a landfill. Fifty-five out of 59 lawmakers, from across ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in our landfills every day is domestic waste, it is not fair to say that households are responsible for all of it. The main culprits are manufacturers who produce tonnes of useless material. Take ...

  9. Letters

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Southeast New Territories landfill. Holding all the heavy weapons it has obtained a decision from the Country and Marine Park Board to proceed on extending the life of this landfill by excising some ...

  10. Hangover from our handover status quo

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Mei Ng

    ... Mei Ng For better or for worse? Hong Kong has been reunited with China for 10 years. It is time for the verdict. Our air quality is no better, our harbour is still under threat of reclamation, streets are jammed with cars, landfill sites are reaching capacity, air-conditioners are at full blast, disposable plastic bags are ubiquitous, and our power plants are bargaining ...




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