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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Soft coral found living in Victoria Harbour points to cleaner water

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Diaoyu boat sticks to fishing… with unexpected result Hopes that Victoria Harbour will recover from decades of land reclamation and serving ... off Kowloon Bay last week. Coral experts said while the species was not uncommon in local waters, they were not aware of it having been found so close to the central harbour before. However, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575619/diaoyu-boat-sticks-fishing-unexpected-result
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Toxic air fears over PLA warships moored in Victoria Harbour

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... will not be met. Society for Protection of the Harbour adviser Paul Zimmerman said it was unlikely shore power would be provided as the facility only contained four simple structures. He said ... that used in motor vehicles. A spokeswoman for the Environmental Protection Department confirmed that military vessels are exempted in the draft legislation, in accordance with "international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501144/pla-dock-plan-stokes-concern-over-pollution
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... protection, told the council yesterday. Yuen said in terms of E coli levels close to the harbour's shores, the upgrade was "not an answer", citing water quality modelling results. ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Harbour 'doesn't need' sewage upgrade Hong Kong does not need a controversial HK$30 billion upgrade of its centralised wastewater ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557126/victoria-harbour-clean-enough-without-hk30b-sewage-treatment-upgrade
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contractor in Pillar Point sewage-plant leak may get million-dollar fine

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... The malfunction led to the closure of 14 beaches that day. Anthony Tsang Kwok-leung, the department's chief engineer overseeing the harbour area treatment scheme, said he could not say how much ... there was room for improvement in the way the department communicated with the Environmental Protection and the Leisure and Cultural Services departments. "We have begun the review with relevant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588032/contractor-pillar-point-sewage-plant-leak-may-get-million-dollar-fine
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollute thy neighbour: no rules in Pearl River Delta

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... reserve. The numerous construction projects leave the endangered dolphins with no place of refuge in their natural habitat, said Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu, chairman of the Dolphin Conservation Society ... and the decline is likely to be even higher on the mainland because of the less-stringent environmental protection measures there. Friends of the Earth's Melonie Chau Yuet-cheung said leaders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588889/pollute-thy-neighbour-no-rules-pearl-river-delta
  6. 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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Demonstrators in northern Lantau fear their rights to farm and build small houses will be restricted if area nearby gets protected status Villagers in zoning ... of their villages as protected land. Excavators were brought in to raze trees, while machete- and hoe-wielding villagers chopped down shrubs on the coast of Tai Ho Wan, which is known for its oyster-rich ...

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

    Smog likely to leave us choking all weekend

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... will likely be a few showers today and over the weekend," a spokesman for the Environmental Protection Department said. "It is expected that pollution levels will still be higher than normal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1596300/smog-likely-leave-us-choking-all-weekend
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Additional measures to protect dolphins likely to win approval for environmental assessment Runway plan set to get OK from green advisers The government's environmental advisers are prepared to approve the third runway at Chek Lap Kok after the airport operator offered new and additional plans to protect the marine ecology. The plans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584096/runway-plan-set-get-ok-green-advisers
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway given the green light by government green advisers

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

    ... "A majority of the members supported endorsement with conditions," he said after a four-hour meeting. The recommendation will be sent to the Director of Environmental Protection who must ...

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

    Two new marine parks pledged for Lantau amid third runway hearings

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... to enhance protection for the endangered dolphin and finless porpoise. But Dolphin Conservation Society chairman Dr Samuel Hung Ka-yiu suspected the move was made by the government to take pressure ... but it would "complement" its own conservation measures to protect the dolphin population. "We will launch another round of public engagement in 2015 and take other necessary steps ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583167/government-accused-marine-park-pledge-take-pressure-bid-third-runway

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