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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New plan for Tuen Mun landfill extension fails to satisfy councillors

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Environment minister cuts area for Tuen Mun landfill extension by 10 per cent, but local politicians insist on a 75 per cent reduction New waste plan fails to please councillors The environment minister has been told to come up with a better offer if he wants to stand a chance of winning over local politicians resisting a landfill extension ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594898/new-plan-tuen-mun-landfill-extension-fails-satisfy-councillors
  2. News - Hong Kong - WASTE MANAGEMENT

    More Shenzhen lawmakers sign petition against Tuen Mun landfill expansion plans

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:19am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Pressure mounts in Shenzhen over HK landfill plans More than 50 additional Shenzhen lawmakers signed a petition against a proposed Hong Kong landfill ... of the city's 404 lawmakers have signed the petition. "Everyone I met would like to sign up except those who were absent," said Shenzhen lawmaker Yang Qin, a leading opponent of the landfill ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1412132/more-shenzhen-lawmakers-sign-petition-against-tuen-mun-landfill
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tuen Mun councillors dismiss Wong Kam-sing's landfill-plan sweeteners

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 04:25pm by Ernest Kao

    ... dismiss landfill-plan sweeteners Tuen Mun district councillors are refusing to budge on objections to expanding the city's biggest landfill, despite the government's efforts to offer ... West New Territories landfill at Nim Wan. Wong's ambitious plan to pump HK$1 billion into the recycling industry was also labelled a "diversion". "Promoting recycling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1409684/environment-minister-under-fire-ignoring-residents-concern-over
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials to defend Tseung Kwan O landfill clean-up

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 04:48am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... landfill clean-up Embattled environment officials fighting for landfill extensions will return to the Sai Kung District Council today to convince local politicians that their pledges to improve the operation of the Tseung Kwan O landfill are genuinely being implemented. The report to the council is seen as one of the crucial steps for the officials to resubmit, within the first quarter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1404857/officials-defend-tseung-kwan-o-landfill-clean
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen lawmakers back fight against expansion of Tuen Mun landfill

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 12:08am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Half of Shenzhen lawmakers back fight against expansion of Tuen Mun facility, with warning that Hong Kong should take campaign seriously Landfill outcry may affect ties across border Nearly half of Shenzhen's lawmakers have signed a petition against Hong Kong's proposed Tuen Mun landfill expansion- an unprecedented protest that could strain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1404962/shenzhen-lawmakers-back-fight-against-expansion-tuen-mun-landfill
  6. News - Hong Kong - LANDFILLS

    Lunch with Carrie Lam? Expect plenty of waste

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Lunch with Carrie Lam? Expect plenty of waste Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor is expected to lobby for support to expand the city's three landfills when ... chairman Lau Wong-fat said he would reiterate his call for the government to scrap its landfill expansion plans. "Two months after the Legislative Council Finance Committee deferred the plan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1307864/lunch-carrie-lam-expect-plenty-waste
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Legco to vote on landfills next year: Carrie Lam

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 07:48pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Carrie Lam visits affected villages to canvass support and hear views of disgruntled residents Legco to vote on landfills next year The government hoped to reapply for funding to expand the city's three landfills early next year, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said yesterday after visiting two villages close to the Tuen Mun facility. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1295289/landfill-plans-will-be-retabled-2014-says-chief-secretary-carrie-lam
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Rural strongman has his own ideas for landfill site

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Rural strongman has his own ideas for landfill site The Environmental Protection Department has commissioned a study into the generation, recycling and disposal ... The study is expected to be complete by year's end and the results will be made public. Meanwhile, before the fate of the Tuen Mun landfill has even been decided, Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1284206/environmental-protection-department-probes-big-swings-citys-waste
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    All three landfill expansion plans to be resubmitted to Legco

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, JOSHUA BUT

    ... Ada Lee and Joshua But Shelved Tseung Kwan O dump extension to be revived, says Carrie Lam, signalling new battle Plans to expandall landfills willgo back to Legco The plan to expand the landfill in Tseung Kwan O is to be resubmitted to the Legislative Council, along with expansion proposals for landfills in Tuen Mun and Ta Kwu Ling, after the legislature's summer recess, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1282084/all-three-landfill-expansion-plans-be-resubmitted-legco
  10. News - Hong Kong

    HK government fails to pass controversial landfill extension proposals

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 07:30pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com The Hong Kong government has failed to obtain funding for its controversial proposals to extend two landfills after lawmakers on Friday deferred ... funding requests for the Tuen Mun and Ta Kwu Ling landfill extension projects. The two motions to stop the debate were passed by 32 to 28 and 31 to 29. Both motions had been raised by Liberal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1281220/hk-government-fails-pass-controversial-landfill-extension-proposals

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