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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog in Pearl River Delta 'worse than in Beijing'

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Agence France-Presse

    ... Shoe and cosmetic factories the main factors behind higher levels of dangerous organic compounds, says mainland dust expert Pollutants in the Pearl River Delta are more dangerous than ... and the Yangtze River Delta. The volatile organic compounds were mainly emitted during the manufacture of shoes and cosmetics and were the main components of photochemical smog. Wu said the problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1154950/smog-pearl-river-delta-worse-beijing
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Emissions control area for ships in Pearl River Delta proposed

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... The government is determined to set up an emissions control area for ships in the Pearl River Delta, environment undersecretary Christine Loh Kung-wai said yesterday. It would be the first such region in Asia and only the third in the world. It follows figures released last month by Civic Exchange, a think tank founded by Loh, which showed that within the Pearl River Delta region, Hongkongers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1067412/emissions-control-area-ships-pearl-river-delta-proposed
  3. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Laos agrees to tighter scrutiny of second Mekong River dam by neighbours

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City Laos allows tighter scrutiny of Mekong dam Laos has agreed to open a proposed hydropower project along the Mekong River to further scrutiny from ... instead undergo a process known as prior consultation, giving member nations the opportunity to address any harmful effects on the environment, according to the Mekong River Commission, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542057/laos-agrees-tighter-scrutiny-second-mekong-river-dam-neighbours
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Polluted Pearl River Estuary is killing pink dolphins, research finds

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

    ... Pink dolphin populations are under threat from high concentrations of organic pollutants and heavy metals in the Pearl River Estuary, research backed by Ocean Park's conservation arm has found. The levels are much higher than those found in the Yangtze and Yellow River estuaries and threaten the marine mammals' immune and reproductive systems, the researchers say. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1401693/dolphin-deaths-smoking-gun-found-estuary
  5. 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

    ... policy shift for China and reduce pollution in the Pearl River Delta area. But first the central government must file an application with the international regulatory body for maritime affairs, ... according to the Environmental Protection Department. Many experts believe any significant cut in shipping pollution would require a collective effort by cities in the delta area. Hong Kong has been ...

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

    Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei's multimillion-yuan studies find smog is coming from neighbours

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:22pm by Li Jing

    ... with other city clusters in Yangtze and Pearl river deltas having similar targets. Liu Shusheng, an official with Ministry of Environmental Protection’s pollution monitoring division, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544375/beijing-tianjin-and-hebeis-multimillion-yuan-studies-find-smog-coming
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Delta air quality improves, but roadside pollution worse in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Clean-ups at power plants and tighter controls on vehicle emissions cited as key factors Delta air quality improves, but HK still a concern Air quality in the Pearl River Delta improved last year, according to the latest regional air quality report, but concerns are mounting about the deterioration of roadside air in Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1226266/pearl-river-delta-air-quality-improves-roadside-pollution-worse-hong
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Funds to help delta factories cut emissions

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong-owned plants in the Pearl River Delta can apply for money to instal air cleaning equipment or to assess their present facilities Funds to help factoriescut emissions Smog-inducing pollutants will be targeted in the extended cleaner production scheme for Hong Kong-owned factories in the Pearl River Delta for two years, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1155692/funds-help-delta-factories-cut-emissions
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    HKU study finds glass can replace river sand for building needs

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com University of Hong Kong study finds recycled materials might remove need to use river sand Glass could be clear winner in race to protect ecology Recycled glass could solve the problems of the building industry's huge demand for river sand and minimise the ecological impact on the Pearl River Delta. The Construction Industry Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1277483/hku-study-finds-glass-can-replace-river-sand-building-needs
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    EU urges China to roll out carbon trading nationwide ahead of 2020 target

    Posted May 28th 2014, 05:01am by Li Jing

    ... Hebei and Inner Mongolia. Similarly, in the Yangtze and Pearl river deltas, regional markets could be based on existing exchanges in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangdong. Eventually, these regional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1520161/eu-urges-china-roll-out-carbon-trading-nationwide-ahead-2020-target

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