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  1. Beach site 'of low ecological value'

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the ecological status of Lung Mei. The artificial beach, costing HK$130 million and to be reclaimed on rocky and sandy shore, will be 200 metres long and 30 metres wide and have up to 100 parking places. ... according to a new study commissioned by the environment watchdog. But the report on the site at Lung Mei, near the Plover Cove Reservoir, has left critics of the project unconvinced, saying ...

  2. Planners disagree with opponents of artificial-beach plan in Tai Po

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... to rezone Tolo Harbour's Lung Mei coastline as a bathing beach during the public consultation for the project. More than 4,400 individuals and Tai Po villagers favour the plan. In a paper ... completed in August, the Wildlife Forum found 200 species of plants, birds, fish and intertidal life in Lung Mei. In response, the department's paper quoted the project's ...

  3. Man-made beach wins over advisers- just

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Government environmental advisers have, by a margin of six to five, endorsed a controversial plan for a man-made beach in Tolo Harbour. But they said the Lung Mei coastline ... and Development Department, proposing the project on behalf of the government, said that Lung Mei had low ecological value. It said that although Lung Mei had three fish species of conservational ...

  4. Yes to beach plan, with conditions

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a man-made beach at Lung Mei in Tolo Harbour, but with conditions. After a meeting lasting three hours, the Advisory Council on the Environment asked the proponent of the project, the Civil ... denouncing conservationists' attempts to halt the project. The group, chanting 'Return me, Lung Mei Beach', insisted that Lung Mei used to be a natural beach and the project only aimed ...

  5. Yes to man-made beach, but with conditions

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government's environment advisers yesterday tentatively endorsed plans for a man-made beach at Lung Mei in Tolo Harbour, but with conditions. After a meeting ... ecological value after taking into account the additional information. The site of the proposed beach is a 200-metre muddy stretch of coastline near Lung Mei Village in Tai Po. Speaking after ...

  6. Planners reject appeal against artificial beach

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Board refuses to reverse vote The Town Planning Board yesterday upheld its decision to allow the government to create a sand beach at Lung Mei in Tolo Harbour, rejecting ... funding. The board met yesterday to consider views raised by green groups, which objected to the board's decision in January to zone the Lung Mei site as a bathing beach. A spokeswoman said ...

  7. Divers and sailors rely on precise timing

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Shiu Mei Wah

    ... As man continues to challenge the unforgiving oceans, world-renowned watchmakers are designing technologically advanced products which are made to survive extreme conditions The elements can be unpredictable and unforgiving. When faced with the enormity o ...

  8. Greens threaten to halt Tai Po beach proposal

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... birds, fish and intertidal life in Lung Mei in Tolo Harbour. The finding was six times the government's record of 30. The group found the 200-metre-long coastline had a higher ... Entomological Society's chairman, Yiu Vor. He found the species in Lung Mei Village and another site that he declined to name for fear of attracting wildlife collectors. The tiger beetle ...

  9. Works chiefs ask greens to drop objections to artificial-beach plan

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Joyce Ng The government's works department has taken what environmentalists say is the rare and improper step of appealing to opponents of an artificial beach in Tai Po to withdraw their objections. In a letter to 11 green groups, the Civil Engineering and Development Department said the HK$150 million project at Lung Mei on Tolo Harbour would create ...

  10. Gold Coast's beaches offer relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... the water for Hong Kong people.' There is more to do on the beach than just swim. Tuen Mun District Council member Kwu Hon-keung recommends Yung Lung Bay, now called Castle Peak Bay. ... by the LCSD, one-third lie along the meandering coastline between Tsuen Wan and Tuen Mun. However, most of the beaches near Tsuen Wan district- Lido, Ting Kau, Anglers, Hoi Mei Wan, Casam, Gemini ...




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