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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers finally vote to back HK$2b Tseung Kwan O landfill extension

    Posted May 21st 2014, 02:04pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... is my duty to strike a balance between the rights of the members to table motions and the efficient functioning of this subcommittee," Lo said yesterday. He cited a ruling by Legco ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517167/legco-panel-finally-votes-back-hk2b-tseung-kwan-o-landfill-extension
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    You can't run or hide: Hong Kong pollution threatens vulnerable street workers

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Street workers such as newspaper vendors have no escape from the smog in Central, where rush-hour levels greatly exceed healthy limits 'Pollution: you can't run or hide from it' From 8am to 6pm, seven days a week, newspaper vendor Lee Fuk faces declining paper sales, rising tobacco duties and the possibility of inclement weather. He has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509861/newspaper-vendors-bear-brunt-hong-kongs-pollution
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Ban shark fin imports, Philippine Airlines urged after 'illegal' shipment found in Sheung Wan

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 07:06pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... by the central government on extravagance and corruption, and pressure by environmental groups to stamp out the trade. The letter says the airline “directly contradicts” its commitment to sustainable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1486043/philippine-airlines-urged-halt-shark-fin-cargo-after-65-tonne
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin trade from Hong Kong to China drops almost 90 per cent in one year

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 06:36pm by Ernest Kao

    ... WWF-Hong Kong added. The fall comes amid a crackdown by the central government on extravagance and corruption, and pressure by environmental groups to stamp out the trade. The figures, drawn from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469412/hong-kong-shark-fin-imports-fall-35pc
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Enforcement seen as key in China’s new environmental markets

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:03pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Experts say mooted market designed to control air pollution will fail unless enforcement is adequately policed China’s plan for a market in air pollution permits promises to help clean up its air cheaply, but the move could prove just as useless as previous environmental policies unless the government stamps out lax enforcement and unreliable data. Smog ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1458470/enforcement-seen-key-chinas-new-environmental-markets
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China will use ‘iron fist’ against pollution, Premier Li Keqiang vows

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:36pm by Li Jing

    ... of the parliamentary sessions, when he delivered the government’s work report, Li described pollution as “nature’s red-light warning” against “inefficient and blind development” and vowed to stamp out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1447728/china-will-use-iron-fist-against-pollution-premier-li-keqiang-vows
  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hebei man ‘becomes first to sue government over smog’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:52pm by Li Jing, Reuters

    ... Li Jing and Reuters in Beijing Man living in Shijiazhuang says authorities have not performed their legal duty to control smog City government sued over air pollution 'failure' ... Guixin, who lives in Shijiazhuang, filed a legal complaint to a district court, asking the city's Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau to "perform its duty to control air pollution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1434836/hebei-man-becomes-first-sue-government-over-smog
  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    In Borneo jungle, natives stand up against Malaysian dams

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 02:20pm by AFP

    ... but the duty to develop the state’s resources for the benefit of present and future generations,” state-linked Sarawak Energy, which is spearheading the dam campaign, said. But environmentalists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1367068/borneo-jungle-natives-stand-against-malaysian-dams
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tseung Kwan O residents sign up for pilot scheme to cut food waste

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... Organisation, the non-profit group that helped to roll out the scheme. To provide an extra incentive for participating households, each carton of waste earns stamps that can be exchanged for supermarket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1317761/tseung-kwan-o-residents-sign-pilot-scheme-cut-food-waste
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Heshan decision to abandon uranium plant 'unjustified'

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... the truth. It is a local government's duty to inform the public about the project as much as possible," he said. "But these officials have no courage, no credibility, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1292938/heshan-decision-abandon-uranium-plant-unjustified

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