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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tung Chung expansion to focus on the east

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by FANNY FUNG

    ... a new population of 140,000 to Tung Chung could expose more people to health risks caused by the serious air pollution there. The green group studied air quality data from many parts of Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574407/tung-chung-expansion-focus-east
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    City advisers blast runway environmental report as 'wishful thinking'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:58pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... with lower-emission, quieter aircraft, and cross-border air quality reduction targets would be met. The airport operator had said the runway would bring not just minimal air pollution but even improvement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571451/airport-authority-experts-fairy-tale-predictions-about-marine-park
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Ta Kwu Ling villagers blame landfill for 'polluted' stream

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Water in the Ta Kwu Ling stream is 'black and muddy' from contamination, residents say Villagers blame landfill site for 'polluted' stream ... Shui near the mainland border, is to blame for the contamination of their stream, which flows into the Ping Yuen River. The pollution comes from trucks that drive through sewage as they enter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1271299/ta-kwu-ling-villagers-blame-landfill-polluted-stream
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    'Runway plan may displace dolphins but they'll be back', say airport officials

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:20pm by Ernest Kao and Cheung Chi-fai

    ... in the form of reduced ozone pollution. It explained that simulations showed nitric oxides emitted from the airport could consume the ozone. "They are just playing a game of numbers," ... will be cut by 40 per cent as pollution reduction technology improves. Watch: SCMP took a look at Hong Kong's pink dolphin habitat   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536778/marine-park-included-proposal-third-airport-runway
  5. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Hebei struggles for role amid pressure from neighbouring cities

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 03:49am by Zhang Hong

    ... roughly 350-member Central Committee. To improve air quality, Beijing has ordered many of its big polluters out of the capital, which often means they go to the surrounding province. In the coming three years, another 1,200 large polluters are expected to be kicked out of Beijing. Hebei, which, at 188,400 square kilometres, is more than 11 times the size of Beijing, might absorb some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1458675/hebei-struggles-role-amid-pressure-neighbouring-cities
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Call to postpone building of new Kowloon highway

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:57am by Johnny Tam

    ... pollution from its construction will affect the district. Green Sense said the overlapping of the highway project and several other large-scale infrastructure development works on the Kowloon ... and pollutants if the highway project goes ahead. "The noise and the air pollutants emitted by the construction are only temporary. But once the works are completed, the pollution brought ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1392672/call-postpone-building-new-kowloon-highway
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Build eco-tourism resort on Lamma, not tower blocks: conservationists

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:51am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Scheme subsidised flats. A shopping arcade, a resort hotel and centres for water sports and outdoor recreation are also in the blueprint. Chan said the resulting light pollution would threaten ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510723/conservationists-urge-eco-tourism-resort-replace-planned-lamma
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lamma Island divided over resort plan that will double number of residents

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Christy Choi

    ... to escape the polluted air of the city just a 25-minute ferry ride away. The thought of a Discovery Bay-like development is jarring for locals used to family-run shops rather than chain stores ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1465928/conflict-paradise-governments-resort-plan-divides-lamma-islanders
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Proposed Tai Po beach to made be safe for swimmers

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Christopher DeWolf Fake beach would be dirtiest in city today If a controversial artificial beach proposed for Tai Po were to open today, it would be the dirtiest beach in the city. Environmental officials, however, say a proper sewage system in the Lung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1071396/proposed-tai-po-beach-made-be-safe-swimmers
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Residents of remote Lantau village reveal their plight

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... here like in northern Lantau, everything would be different … When the water is polluted, all that we farm will die," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450198/residents-remote-lantau-village-reveal-their-plight

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