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  1. Project will cause light pollution in Sai Kung Country Park

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the need for an EIA. How can the installation of 88 street lights, spreading light pollution over many hectares of a country park, be classified as 'minor underground cabling works'? ... Victor Chan of the Highways Department ('Villagers back lights on road', December 7), has a nerve to accuse Karen Winton ('Country park lighting project not a victory ...

  2. Air pollution hits new high this year as heat and light wind trap city's smog

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... region is sunny and hot, and the wind is light. The sunny and hot weather conditions favour the formation of photochemical smog in the region, and pollutants are trapped under the light ... Norma Connolly Air pollution hit its highest level of the year in parts of the city yesterday. By midnight, roadside pollution levels measured by the Environmental Protection Department ...

  3. Shenzhen seas seriously polluted

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of seriously contaminated seawater. Of the remaining waters, 145 square kilometres were lightly or moderately polluted, and 435 square kilometres were clean. The contaminated waters were concentrated ... excessive pollutants, according to a maritime study. A professor of marine chemistry says the problem could worsen this year, as some temporary efforts to improve water quality last year ...

  4. Officials need lesson in paying Mother Nature more respect

    Posted Feb 11th 2008, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... the mainland leadership should give the new environmental regulators the power to impose severe financial punishments on polluters. Existing penalties on polluters are so light they can pay the fines ... Rapid and reckless industrialisation and urbanisation over the past 30 years have meant the Yangtze and its tributaries have been heavily polluted by untreated industrial and human waste. That, ...

  5. Plan unveiled to cleanse Songhua

    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... in government spending on pollution control was expected in the light of the disaster's political and financial implications. 'It is a bold move for the Songhua River, but it remains uncertain ... cleaning up the heavily polluted Songhua River, the waterway that gained international attention last year after a massive chemical spill affected millions of riverside residents and strained ties ...

  6. Oil spills found in nature reserve

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be contaminated. It was the first time the reserve was hit by oil pollution. Officials speculated that the oil, a light oil used in small motor boats, stems from illegal dumping. Staff at the nature ...

  7. Rapid rise of power sector 'may spark overheating'

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... rate of 9.5 per cent while ignoring the actual conditions [such as transportation, material supplies and pollution],' he told an energy strategy forum in Beijing yesterday. Mr Zhang said ... that the blind development of power projects and coal mines had resulted in serious environmental problems, such as air pollution and water shortages. Mr Zhang criticised local authorities ...

  8. Critics at the wheel

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... month or year. The idea of a mainland-car influx has caused critics to worry about road safety and air pollution. They say safety is an issue because cross-border drivers will have to drive on the opposite side of the road. Road signs in traditional Chinese can be an obstacle, too. Different road practices also apply. Mainland drivers routinely run red lights if there are no other vehicles ...

  9. China Coal seeks to clear the air

    Posted Jun 05th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... chemical, will be produced from gas derived from coal in Harbin city. The city aims to replace pollution-prone coal gas with natural gas. Oil shale is fossil-fuel containing sedimentary rock. China Coal aims to turn 600,000 tonnes of oil shale into 12,000 tonnes of naphtha and 40,200 tonnes of light fuel oil annually. Beijing has been encouraging its energy companies to increase their use ...

  10. Toxic soil pollutes free-trade zone site

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... light from the Hong Kong and Shenzhen governments. The 100-hectare site, east of the Lok Ma Chau checkpoint and adjacent to Shenzhen's Futian district, was part of Shenzhen before 1997. But it became part of Hong Kong when the river was straightened near Lok Ma Chau to make it flow faster and dilute pollutants. According to the Drainage Services Department, about 1.04 million cubic ...




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