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  1. 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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ada Lee Threatened species seen far less than usual in area near future bridge to Macau, and WWF Hong Kong wants action from contractor Dolphin sightings drop near work site Recent sightings of the endangered Chinese white dolphin in Lantau waters near construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge have dwindled by as much as 60 per cent, the project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1298408/dolphin-sightings-dip-near-work-site-bridge-macau
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Loss of dolphin waters to third airport runway may cost city HK$36.1b

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by Ernest Kao

    ... ferry ride to Macau that now cuts through dolphin waters. The results translate into HK$18.6 million in social costs. The net loss of tourism revenue is HK$17.5 billion.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431273/loss-dolphin-waters-third-airport-runway-may-cost-city-hk361b
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong working to convince Beijing on clean-fuel zone for ships in delta

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 02:18pm by Ernest Kao

    ... is also under way. Loh said the Environment Bureau had been working closely with the Guangdong government as well as with Macau on sharing air quality research and expanding the 16-station Regional Air Quality Monitoring Network. Thirteen stations are in Guangdong, with the other three in Hong Kong. "What we have in Hong Kong and Guangdong- Macau is now joining- is the most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1425941/hong-kong-working-convince-beijing-clean-fuel-zone-ships-delta
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Building in Lantau country parks a green option, Franklin Lam says

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... with further development at Tung Chung transforming it from the city's "little toe" to the "centre of the Pearl River Delta" when the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge opens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424680/building-lantau-country-parks-green-option-franklin-lam-says
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Polluted Pearl River Estuary is killing pink dolphins, research finds

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 03:13am by Ernest Kao

    ... it's the lack of action." He said expensive, high-profile research projects masked the real issues- construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the airport's proposed third ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1401693/dolphin-deaths-smoking-gun-found-estuary
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jiangmen uranium plant is scrapped after thousands take part in protests

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 11:27am by Minnie Chan, He Huifeng

    ... Authorities back down over HK$46b project following marches by thousands of residents and pressure from Hong Kong and Macau Jiangmen authorities have scrapped plans for a controversial uranium processing plant after protests by local residents and opposition from Hong Kong and Macau. The abrupt withdrawal of plans for the 37 billion yuan (HK$46.4 billion) plant, which could have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1281748/jiangmen-uranium-plant-scrapped-after-protest
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Activist warns time running out for Hong Kong’s pink dolphins

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 11:39am by Silvio Carrillo

    ... locally – for over a decade, says the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project, to be completed in 2016, will severely affect the city’s unique marine life. The ongoing underwater construction ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1309013/activist-warns-time-running-out-hong-kongs-pink-dolphins
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jiangmen uranium plant talks extended after protests

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan, Olga Wong

    ... came outside to meet protest leaders and promised to extend the public consultation period. Separately, Jiangmen natives living in Macau and South America voiced their discontent in a paid advertisement on the front page of the Macau Daily yesterday. They were worried that a leak from the plant could pollute the Xi River in Jiangmen, which is also a water source for Macau. A spokeswoman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1281437/jiangmen-rallies-force-city-extend-consultation-nuclear-fuel-plant
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Jiangmen government gives written pledge to scrap uranium processing plant

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

    ... to the people's mistrust of the government. Residents only became aware of the project on July 4, when the government announced a 10-day consultation. Antony Wang Dong, a Macau-based political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1282776/jiangmen-government-gives-written-pledge-scrap-uranium-processing-plant
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials 'passing the buck' on fate of pink dolphins

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles

    ... Blaming boat tours for huge drop in numbers rather than bridge to Macau is disingenuous, says Dolphinwatch The government has been accused of trying to pass the buck by claiming that boat ... suggesting a substantial fall in the number of dolphins. Spokeswoman Janet Walker said the department was nitpicking when the real danger was the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1265280/officials-passing-buck-fate-pink-dolphins

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