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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Artificial beach in Lung Mei gets green light despite environmental worries

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Cheung Chi-fai and Chris Lau

    ... beach clears court hurdle Plans to build a man-made beach at Lung Mei in Tolo Harbour cleared a legal hurdle yesterday, when the courts dismissed a judicial challenge filed by green activists ... "We are extremely dismayed by the judgment," Ho Loy, who lodged the judicial review on behalf of the Save Lung Mei Alliance, said after the Court of First Instance delivered its verdict. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572353/plan-artificial-beach-lung-mei-tai-po-clears-court-hurdle
  2. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Mexican project to feature Chinese goods fined over environmental issues

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... statements. It was unclear whether work on the project could be closed, because the case is still before the courts. Dragon Mart describes itself as an "international product exhibition centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1575031/mexican-project-feature-chinese-goods-fined-over-environmental-issues
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising anger as complaints about Beijing's air pollution double

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... in campaigns against violators. A newly amended environmental law also stipulates that the authorities must ensure transparency and accountability, and also promises to improve access to the court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532982/complaints-about-beijings-air-pollution-more-double-year
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese fishermen plead not guilty to Philippine poaching charges

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Puerto Princesa, Philippines Accused poachers plead not guilty Nine Chinese fishermen pleaded not guilty yesterday before an environmental court in the Philippines after ... granted bail of 70,000 pesos (HK$12,400) each. A court-appointed lawyer entered not guilty pleas for the men in a Puerto Princesa court on Palawan island in the west Philippine archipelago. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517237/chinese-fishermen-plead-not-guilty-philippine-poaching-charges
  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials to get tough on polluters as public anger rises over environmental scandals

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... environmental degradation. The move follows a judicial interpretation of environmental protection provisions in the Criminal Law announced yesterday. The Supreme People's Court and Supreme People's Procuratorate jointly issued the document to clarify the criteria for convictions for environmental crimes, court spokesman Sun Jungong said. The tightened rules were expected to help ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1263920/officials-get-tough-polluters-public-anger-rises-over-environmental
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Alibaba users roped into national water quality survey

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... for those districts and threaten companies that are responsible. The courts have jailed environmental activists, including Wu Lihong, who campaigned against chemical companies he blamed for causing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1482487/alibaba-users-roped-national-water-quality-survey
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Extreme weather set to raise risk of landslides

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by Ada Lee

    ... and 2008. No one was injured in either event, but a security-guard booth in Ewan Court was crushed in 2008. Five concrete barriers are being built to contain as much as 2,000 cubic metres of debris ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1474416/extreme-weather-set-raise-risk-landslides
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing to get powers to shut factories and punish officials in smog battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:17am by Reuters

    ... the environment ministry has often made do with one-off national inspection campaigns to name and shame offenders, as well as ad hoc arrangements with local courts and police authorities to make sure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1482779/beijing-get-powers-shut-factories-and-punish-officials-smog-battle
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Compensation deal struck for clean-up of plastic pellets spilled in typhoon

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by Ada Lee, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... manner", instead of going to court, to save costs and resources. Further details of the agreement could not be disclosed, he said, citing the confidentiality clause. The spokesman said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1470007/compensation-deal-struck-clean-plastic-pellets-spilled-typhoon
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hebei man ‘becomes first to sue government over smog’

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

    ... 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

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