• Wednesday
  • September 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:43am
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 51 - 60 of 2265 for landfill

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Damaged liner caused Ta Kwu Ling landfill leak, but no pollution

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... an unprecedented leak in the Ta Kwu Ling landfill in late July, according to an Environmental Protection Department probe. Department deputy director Tse Chin-wan said the leak was caused by a one-square-foot hole in the liner, but the leachate was contained within the underground catchment area of the landfill and did not leave the site. Earlier reports said leachate had overflowed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1301503/damaged-liner-caused-leak-no-pollution
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Second landfill leakage stokes talk of cover-up

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 09:42pm by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Tuen Mun dump has also been releasing liquid waste, residents complain after environmental department admits problem at Ta Kwu Ling Second landfill leakage stokes talk of cover-up Environmental authorities have drawn fire for covering up the scale of effluent leaks from landfills, after a top official admitted that seepage from the Ta Kwu Ling tip ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300430/environmental-authorities-draw-fire-over-ta-kwu-ling-landfill-leak
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Delay in disclosing toxic run-off makes landfill expansion a harder sell

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... an alert on toxic water leaked from a landfill in North district. Although no one is believed to be drinking from the channel found to be contaminated, some farmers are said to irrigate their crops ... that the Tuen Mun landfill might have had similar problems last year. This was first revealed during a radio phone-in programme; officials later denied the allegation. The plan to expand the city's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1305807/delay-disclosing-toxic-run-makes-landfill-expansion-harder
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ta Kwu Ling landfill waste leaks into nearby rivers

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Landfill's liquid waste leaks into city's rivers Effluent that might contain a high level of ammonia has leaked from a rubbish dump in North District into nearby rivers, contaminating water used by farmers to irrigate their crops. The leak at the Ta Kwu Ling landfill, discovered last month, was disclosed by the government yesterday amid complaints it had hidden the news from the public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300175/ta-kwu-ling-landfill-waste-leaks-nearby-rivers
  6. Waste Land

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Waste Land Directors: Lucy Walker, Joao Jardim and Karen Harley Set mostly in a gigantic Rio de Janeiro landfill, this Oscar-nominated documentary zeroes in on a project ... works on both levels. The former theme is served well by the filmmakers' vivid depiction of the sprawling mayhem of Jardim Gramacho, the world's biggest landfill, and the pickers' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740741/waste-land
  7. Yau pledges not to seek funds for landfill plan during 14-month review

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Edward Yau Tang-wah has promised not to seek funding for a proposed extension of the Tseung Kwan O landfill before January 2012, the revised date for work to begin ... to table a motion- backed by five political parties- on Wednesday to repeal a Chief Executive's order that extends the landfill into the country park. The motion will be submitted by Civic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726832/yau-pledges-not-seek-funds-landfill-plan-during-14-month-review
  8. News - Hong Kong

    No cover-up over leak at Tuen Mun landfill, says Christine Loh

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 09:54pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com No cover-up over leak at landfill, says Loh An environment official assured the public yesterday that there had been no cover-up about a waste leak from a landfill and vowed to be open in handling questions about it. Christine Loh Kung-wai, Acting Secretary for the Environment, said there had been only one instance so far of effluent leaking from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300762/landfill-leakage-claims-dismissed
  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 30, 2014

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by LETTERS

    ... collected in the 26,000 bins still dumped in landfills? Why does Au have no accurate figures on the amount of waste recycled? Where is the cooperation among the Environmental Protection, Food ... Bureau's only major plan is the mega-incinerator on Shek Kwu Chau, from which toxic ash residue must be shipped across the busy harbour to be dumped in expanded landfills. The bureau has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1581937/letters-editor-august-30-2014
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lau Wong-fat vows to block second landfill extension, in Tuen Mun

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 03:23pm by Stuart Lau, CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Emily Tsang

    ... Stuart Lau, Cheung Chi-fai and Emily Tsang Second landfill extension in jeopardy Environment officials struggling to find space for the city's rubbish may have to shelve another landfill extension plan after pro-government lawmakers joined pan-democrats in opposing it. New Territories leader and lawmaker Lau Wong-fat said yesterday he would do all he could to block ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1277933/lawmaker-vows-lead-fight-vote-down-tuen-mun-landfill-extension

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or