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  1. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Let it breathe: Beijing considers 'wind tunnels' design for the city to combat smog

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 07:06pm by Chris Luo

    ... in the new plan,” Shao Min, deputy director of College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at Peking University, told the South China Morning Post. “The concept provides a guide to design ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1545011/let-it-breathe-beijing-considers-wind-tunnels-design-city-combat
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Zhangzhou chemical plant blast highlights safety fears

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 04:55pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Explosion during testing comes on same day party paper played down dangers of industry PX plant blast highlights safety fears A paraxylene (PX) plant exploded in Fujian province yesterday- just as the Communist Party's main mouthpiece was publishing an article highlighting the industry's safety record. Although the blast in Zhangzhou had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1293070/paraxylene-plant-expodes-zhangzhou
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Toxic' soil pollution report sparks new fears over safety of mainland's home-grown food

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Associated Press and agencies in Beijing

    ... areas such as Pearl River and Yangstze deltas Area of polluted soil 'twice the size of Spain' The government has raised new fears over the safety of the mainland’s home-grown food ... pollution report – based on the results of a nationwide survey of soil samples taken from 2005 up until last year – confirms widespread concerns about the safety of China’s soil after decades ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486401/area-chinas-polluted-soil-twice-size-spain-survey-reveals
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Crippled HK$27 billion Jinsha River hydro plant badly built, says official

    Posted May 27th 2014, 02:47pm by Li Jing and Alice Yan

    ... to be investigated and exposed," he said. "I think it is worth looking into why the hydro plant operator failed to inform the public, as such accidents could pose huge safety risks to communities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1519858/vast-hydropower-station-left-idle-year-after-sluice-gate-ripped
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Public to be consulted on liberalising Hong Kong's electricity market

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... from Daya Bay that Hong Kong has secured until 2024 in a deal with Guangdong. "Apart from the four factors of pricing, reliability, safety and environment, we should also consider the two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519757/public-be-consulted-liberalising-hong-kongs-electricity-market
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ENVIRONMENT

    Environmentalist calls for help building online database of Hong Kong's wildlife

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:50am by AUDREY SZE

    ... by rebels.'" Luckily, the gunmen turned out to be border guards and the women were transported to safety, although they had to leave their research and evacuate the country. Chor, 24, returned to Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1519668/laurel-chor-building-online-database-hong-kongs-native
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Firms take dim view of energy costs pushed up by climate change: poll

    Posted May 14th 2014, 04:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... and electricity costs as a result of climate change, up from 79 per cent last year. Concerns over the scarcity of clean air, water and other resources also rose, from 78 per cent to 92 per cent. Safety ... energy policy objectives- safety, cost, reliability and environmental performance- and how each option would affect the market post-2018, when a pact with the city's two power suppliers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1511482/firms-take-dim-view-energy-costs-pushed-climate-change-poll
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China to build new hi-tech power network to help fight pollution

    Posted May 14th 2014, 11:44pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... quickly develop into a system-wide crisis. However, Professor Chen Shuiming, a researcher at Tsinghua University's department of electrical engineering who was involved in drawing up proposals for the new UHV lines, was confident Chinese engineers had solved "nearly all difficult issues" of the technology. But whether the new lines should be built was a political ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1512282/china-build-new-hi-tech-power-grid-help-fight-pollution
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Idling engine ban has failed to clear the air

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 05:12am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Complaints down 40pc, but minister admits impact on pollution has been minimal as commercial vehicles, not cars, are main culprits Idling engine ban has failed to clear the air A law banning idling engines has come under fire for having only a minimal impact on improving air quality, nearly two years after it was introduced. Lawmakers said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1385329/idling-engine-ban-has-failed-clear-air
  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Alarm over threat from huge new 22,000 resort in Baja California

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... responded to requests for comment, but the company's website lists as partners two Chinese state-affiliated companies. One, China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited, was barred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1509209/alarm-over-threat-huge-new-22000-resort-baja-california

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