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  1. Deny Disney pollution limit to hold fireworks

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Disney is an invited guest in our city- given massive subsidies and free land- and the company is now demanding that it be allowed to push the pollution levels near its resort up to an API ... in the environmental impact report five years ago is that the levels of respirable suspended particles should be 'within the air quality objectives', meaning that even though the air pollution level ...

  2. China, HK pledge to tackle air pollution

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... arrangement to do more to reduce air pollution. SEPA?s Pollution Control Department deputy-director general Li Xinmin and the Permanent Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works Keith Kwok ... worst levels of air pollution. Mr Kwok said: 'Air pollution has no boundary. The SEPA and the EPD have all along been sharing experiences and professional knowledge in air pollution control ...

  3. Nine convictions recorded for breaching anti-pollution laws

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 4.50pm: Nine convictions were recorded in February for breaching anti-pollution legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Eight of the offenders were convicted under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance and one under the Waste Disposal Ordinance. The heaviest fine in February was $6,500, assessed against ...

  4. Tung Chung pollution level hits 173

    Posted Sep 12th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo A day before Disneyland's opening, neighbouring Tung Chung hit a high of 173 on the government's air pollution index yesterday. The pollution level is believed to be the highest recorded so far this year in Tung Chung, based on Environmental Protection Department (EPD) figures, but a spokeswoman would not confirm that last night. The high pollution levels covered ...

  5. Polluted air choking half of the big cities

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui And much of the water in more than 50 of them is not fit to drink More than half of 500 large cities on the mainland have polluted air, with serious levels reached in 119 of them, the central government's latest urban environment report says. Experts say residents of these 290 polluted cities experience symptoms such as eye irritations, wheezing and other ...

  6. Question of the week: Is the mainland responsible for most of the pollution problems in Hong Kong?

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Terence Li, 16 St Mark's School Yes, the mainland is responsible for most of the pollution problems in Hong Kong mainly in two aspects: air and water pollution. Situated at the mouth of Pearl River, Hong Kong, while benefiting from its favourable port location, has its flaws. It is obvious that the mainland contributes more to our pollution problems than we do, as Hong Kong ...

  7. Pollution caps on CLP challenged

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford New pollution emission caps for power stations are far too conservative and will do little to reduce the threat posed by air pollution and acid rain, environmental ... of the Earth, Mei Ng Fong Siu-mei, claimed if the figures were matched with those of last year, the reduction was minimal. 'Cleaning up the air pollution in the Pearl River Delta area is a matter ...

  8. Deal with air pollution before it's too late

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Take a look across Victoria Harbour. If you were a tourist standing on the waterfront looking across the hazy harbour, you would leave without a second thought. Air pollution in Hong Kong ... before it is too late. Let's co-operate and reduce the amount of pollution in the air. EVELYNE KIU Quarry Bay School Thanks for your letter, Evelyne. I too am worried about pollution. My ...

  9. Air pollution

    Posted Nov 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hey, guys, look at this exhaust pipe smoke. I think this taxi should be taken in for service or taken to the dump. It's adding to the air pollution problem in Hong Kong. Look ... smoke can worsen air pollution. 2. dump The dump is where rubbish goes. Eg. All rubbish that is not recyclable goes to the dump. 3. the tip of the iceberg A small part of a much larger problem. ...

  10. Cross-delta pollution index is in the works

    Posted Sep 29th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Gary Cheung

    ... for the Pearl River Delta as part of measures to tackle the choking smog that often blankets the region. The move is likely to give a much clearer picture of the source of the pollution that has become ... a clear indication of the source of the pollution. That has been a cause of contention, with critics accusing Hong Kong authorities of using Guangdong's pollution spillover as an excuse ...




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