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  1. Comment - Letters

    Incineration is not sustainable and poses threat to environment

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:37am by LETTERS

    ... Incineration is not sustainable and poses threat to environment Waste sent to incinerators, landfills and waste-to-energy plants is a major source of global warming gases and chemical air, ... of their activities. Hong Kong's proposed mega-incinerator, landfill extensions, the exorbitant biogas energy plants producing unwanted fertiliser, and the world's largest sewage quad incinerator now ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Rezoning existing landfill sites for incinerator not a good idea

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 03:44am by LETTERS

    ... Rezoning landfill sites for incinerator will not solve waste problems I refer to Ian Brownlee's article ("Community has the know-how to tackle Hong Kong's waste ... existing landfill sites for incinerators. I agree that the government should give these initiatives some consideration. Yet on a practical basis, I do not see how they can be a wiser use of public ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Police search Tseung Kwan O landfill for body of missing baby

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 11:17am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police officers began digging at the Tseung Kwan O landfill on Thursday, in the hope of finding the body of six-month-old girl at the centre of a bogus ... the crack Police Tactical Unit are being deployed to carry out the search. It follows investigations that indicate the body may have been disposed in the huge landfill. Crime squad officers have ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    No sign of baby body yet as police search at Tseung Kwan O landfill enters second day

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 12:39pm

    ... Clifford Lo More than 100 police officers wearing protective gear resumed their grim task of searching at the Tseung Kwan O landfill on Friday morning in the hope of finding the body of a six-month-old girl. At about 8am, excavators started digging and removing the garbage into marked areas that had been cordoned off by police. The officers, wearing white protective suits, masks ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Body of 'abducted' baby believed be in Tseung Kwan O landfill, say police

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 12:36pm by Clifford Lo and Danny Mok

    ... Clifford Lo and Danny Mok Body of missing infant believed to be in Tseung Kwan O landfill, say police The body of the six-month-old baby, whose mother was accused of staging a bogus abduction to cover up her death last month, was believed to have been buried under layers of rubbish in the Tseung Kwan O landfill, police sources said on Tuesday morning. Crime squad officers ...

  6. News - China Insider - AIR POLLUTION

    Shenzhen delegates demand closure of Hong Kong landfill sites after choking smog hits city

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 01:44pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Delegates from Shenzhen Municipal People’s Congress have urged Hong Kong to shut down all of its landfill sites close to the border after smoke arising from ... on Saturday that the choking smog was a result of the landfill fire. Data from the Shenzhen official meteorological bureau’s website showed a surge in levels of small inhalable particles PM2.5 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WASTE DISPOSAL

    Government to press on with plans to expand two landfill sites

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 05:07am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com Government to press ahead with landfill expansions The government has proposed creating a stretch of green belt to act as a buffer between an extended landfill in Tuen Mun and residential areas, in a bid to appease locals who have objected to plans to expand the landfill. Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing also announced ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Second incinerator is not a burning issue: environment secretary Wong Kam-sing

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... for a landfill extension in Tseung Kwan O and a waste incinerator in Shek Kwu Chau, and that he does not intend to push for a second incinerator just yet. Over the past few months, Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing has been lobbying for political and community support for his waste infrastructure plan, which he says is essential for the sustainability of the city. "[The landfill ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Friend of Boston bomb suspect pleads guilty to removing evidence

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... landfill. Inside were fireworks allegedly used in making bombs, a jar of Vaseline and a thumb drive for a computer. Twin bombs planted at the marathon finish line on April 15 last year killed three ...




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