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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers split over controversial HK$20b waste landfill and incinerator plans

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... from the Tseung Kwan O landfill to the proposed organic waste treatment centres- and not dump it in the landfills at Tuen Mun, which lies in his constituency, and Ta Kwu Ling in North District. ... of its landfills and now landfill waste was stacked up to a height of 100 metres at the Tseung Kwan O site. The committee has previously approved the HK$7 billion Ta Kwu Ling extension ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Rare seahorses found living in river estuaries off Lantau and Sai Kung

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... Kei Ling Ha Hoi (Three Fathoms Cove), Hoi Ha Wan, Lo Fu Wat, Fung Wong Wat and Tap Mun. For the first time, the group also reported sightings of seaweed pipefish near Mirs Bay, including ...

  3. 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

    ... Kwan O has been opposed by residents who say it would cause a nuisance to them and the environment. There are also plans to extend the landfills in Tuen Mun, and Ta Kwu Ling. Lawmakers so far ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Exempt those living near landfills from rubbish fee, says Exco's Bernard Chan

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Stuart Lau

    ... O and Ta Kwu Ling will be full by 2019, but the Legislative Council's environmental affairs panel has so far declined to endorse its expansion plans. The Sustainable Development Council ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill, incinerator plans pass Legco's environmental affairs panel

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Ada Lee

    ... the proposal to expand landfills in Tseung Kwan O, Tuen Mun and Ta Kwu Ling. The panel cleared the plans by nine votes to six with the backing of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shek Kwu Chau waste incinerator location a ‘non-issue’, says Dutch delegation

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:14am by Ernest Kao

    ... 7 per cent knew an incinerator would take at least eight years to build. The landfills in Tseung Kwan O, Ta Kwu Ling and Tuen Mun are expected to hit capacity by 2015, 2017 and 2019.   ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Agriculture feels the choke as China smog starts to foster disastrous conditions

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 09:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... with one under smoggy conditions and the other under blue sky. Such experimental challenges must be overcome to produce convincing results for official estimates." Meng Jihua, associate ...

  8. 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

    ... Ng Kang-chung Kc.ng@scmp.com Damaged liner caused leak, but no pollution Heavy rain loosened the foundation of a temporary leachate pool and its waterproof liner gave way, causing 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ta Kwu Ling landfill waste leaks into nearby rivers

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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com The effluent from Ta Kwu Ling rubbish dump is likely to contain a high level of ammonia which is harmful to soil and crops, expert says ... 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 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Five new treatment plants needed to achieve food waste reduction target

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 07:39pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... and Taipei, the plan says. The goal will be partially met by a network of organic-waste treatment centres- Siu Ho Wan on northern Lantau, Sha Ling in North District and a third one in Shek Kong, ... sites were being identified, he said. The Siu Ho Wan and Sha Ling centres will cater to the business sector initially. Officials are undecided if the plants should charge any gate fees. Celia ...




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