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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    At least five more people detained over Huizhou incinerator protest

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 03:15pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Arrests follow weekend demonstrations involving thousands calling for project to be scrapped Five held in Huizhou protest At least five people were detained by police on Sunday in Huizhou in Guangdong for allegedly spreading false information online to "incite" protests against a waste incinerator project. The detentions follow demonstrations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1593055/least-five-more-people-detained-over-huizhou-incinerator-protest
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Guangdong demonstrators take to streets for second day to protest waste incinerator plans

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 02:19pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Police guard government building in Huizhou as locals keep up protest Residents make last push against rubbish plant Demonstrations against a controversial ... of the county's government building and a public square, as anti-riot police stood monitoring the situation, according to several residents. The protest followed a bigger rally on Saturday, when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1592354/guangdong-demonstrators-take-streets-second-day-protest-waste-incinerator
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Thousands protest against waste incinerator plans in Guangdong town

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 07:27pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Fearing air and water pollution, thousands in Luoyang, Guangdong, march and clash with police Protest hits incinerator plan Several thousand people took to the streets in the town of Luoyang in Guangdong yesterday, some clashing with police, to protest against a proposed waste incinerator, participants and witnesses said. The protest in the town in Boluo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1591751/thousands-protesters-march-against-trash-incinerator-plans-guangdong-town
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    The bear-faced cheek of it: Lego protest hits Ani-Com

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:04am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com The bear-faced cheek of it: Lego protest hits Ani-Com Exhibitors from toy company Lego found themselves on thin ice yesterday when a polar bear visited their booth at the Ani-Com and Games Hong Kong in protest at the toymaker's "hypocritical" attitude to conservation. At first glance, Pauline the polar bear may look frighteningly real ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561201/bear-faced-cheek-it-lego-protest-hits-ani-com
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway given the green light by government green advisers

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... white dolphins will be looking for new territory. Before the meeting, green activists and a dozen Ma Wan residents protested against the project. The residents, from the Park Island development, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593386/third-runway-given-green-light-government-green-advisers
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Incinerator dioxin levels reduced but new rules allow more types of waste to be burned

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by Li Jing

    ... over incinerating household waste in cities. But the updated regulation, which took effect on July 1, may not allay public fears and stop protests over incinerator projects, with some experts and industry insiders saying that some of the clauses will actually help incinerating businesses to grow. Protests over municipal incinerators have broken out in cities in recent years, with the latest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1593418/incinerator-dioxin-levels-reduced-new-rules-allow-more-types-waste-be
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planners blocked from village in mangrove row

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Ernest Kao

    ... is padlocked and stands about 1.8 metres high. Villagers blocked the path last month in protest over a new zoning plan that would add teeth to the SSSI status and, they say, harm their right to develop the land. The destruction of the mangrove was also part of the protest. "A gate has been erected and staff were unable to enter to carry out fieldwork," the spokesman said. "The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585375/planners-blocked-village-mangrove-row
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... row raze mangrove Dozens of villagers in northern Lantau chopped down a mangrove near an ecologically sensitive bay yesterday to protest against a government move to zone areas on the fringes ... vice-chairman Daniel Lam Wai-keung showed up to support the villagers' protest yesterday. Green groups were outraged at the destruction of the mangrove. "I'm furious. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Troubled waters: huge Poyang Lake dam 'back on the agenda'

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:37am by Li Jing

    ... The Poyang project would involve building a series of sluice gates along a 3km stretch of the narrowest section of a channel that links the lake to the Yangtze. Green groups have been protesting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1580458/troubled-waters-huge-poyang-lake-dam-back-agenda
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China says no waste plant without support after protests

    Posted May 11th 2014, 11:38am by Reuters, Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Reuters in Beijing and Zhuang Pinghui Police hunt for waste plant protesters Police in Zhejiang province are searching for suspects involved in Saturday's violent protest against a proposed huge waste incinerator. The city government of Yuhang said it would shelve plans to build the plant if it did not have popular support, following clashes that left at least 10 protesters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1509649/china-says-no-waste-plant-without-support-after-protests

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