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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban shark fin imports, Philippine Airlines urged after 'illegal' shipment found in Sheung Wan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 07:06pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Open letter signed by more than 100 groups and individuals says airline breaching its commitment to sustainable development by continuing to transport ... what it described as a “suspected illegal” shipment in Sheung Wan. About 100 groups and individuals have given their support to an open letter sent to senior executives of the airline, urging ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung villagers begin petition ahead of Legco vote on country park

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 04:33am by Ernest Kao

    ... Sai Wan from Sai Kung East Country Park. More than 4,000 letters of support for the proposal, from villagers across the New Territories, will also be handed to the Legislative Council. Sai Wan ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Second landfill leakage stokes talk of cover-up

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

    ... affair." Another resident, To Sik-yu, presented a letter the department sent to him in July 2011 after he lodged a complaint. The department wrote that the impermeable layer at the base ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin imports to Hong Kong tumble after airlines refuse to carry them

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... A letter-writing campaign by a coalition of environmentalists, including representatives from Greenpeace, Sea Shepherd and the Humane Society International, has led to airlines including Qantas and Air New ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Tycoons join activists in call to scrap limit on lawsuits against polluters

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... have joined the opposition. In an open letter to the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, they propose that all legally registered environmental organisations ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphin sightings dip near work site for bridge to Macau

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee

    ... what its limit is. But in a letter submitted in May to contractor China State Construction Engineering, its environmental team said exceeding the limit meant at least 60 per cent below ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jiangmen government gives written pledge to scrap uranium processing plant

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... reaffirming the city's plans to scrap a proposed uranium processing plant yesterday after residents refused to believe that the project was dead. The formal red-letter statement was released ... commentator, said the Jiangmen government's fast decision had run counter to officials' usual working style. One protester said that the red-letter document could help provide legitimacy ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Park to shrink as traffic flow trumps trees

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the department said, responding to a letter of complaint that was copied to the Post . Paul Zimmerman, a member of the now defunct Harbourfront Enhancement Committee, said he could not recall discussions ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Green law change would limit lawsuits

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... polluters on behalf of victims since 2009 and had won several of them, its official website said. Friends of Nature said in a letter yesterday to the NPC's Standing Committee that the amendment would give the federation unwarranted authority, while also discriminate against other NGOs. The letter also warns that implementing such restrictions is likely to deepen a crisis of trust among ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Union lawmakers may tip balance on landfill plan

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... called misperceptions about the impact of the Tseung Kwan O landfill in an open letter to Tseung Kwan O residents. It was posted on the Environment Bureau's website after 13 people staged a hunger strike over the landfill extension plan. Cheung Chi-tung, from a concern group of local residents, said he was unimpressed by the letter. "There is nothing new in it, and Wong still ...




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