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  1. Work on link road to drive up dust levels

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Olga Wong

    ... Joyce Ng and Olga Wong Construction of the link road for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge will generate dust and worsen air quality in Tuen Mun, rural Lantau and Tung Chung, according ... be needed. But air pollution researcher Chan Chak-keung of the University of Science and Technology said there was some doubt whether this would mean the air quality would be acceptable in future, ...

  2. Coastal route for bridge may save money but end up costing HK

    Posted Aug 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, overlooked by many, and surreptitiously pushed through by its supporters to avoid a public outcry, is an environmental tragedy in the making. ... Alternatives exist to the proposed southern routing of the bridge. They cost marginally more, but would ensure that we have the best environmental solution possible and are well within Hong Kong's ...

  3. No park to protect dolphins before Delta bridge construction starts

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Highways officials in charge of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project have refused to set up a marine park near the Brothers Islands as a shelter for the endangered ... of the bridge's Hong Kong section, said yesterday. The park has been proposed as compensation for the loss of the dolphins' habitat to the bridge and a 138-hectare reclamation east of Chek Lap Kok ...

  4. Assessment of bridge project's impact on air quality is flawed

    Posted Oct 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is a shame that the Advisory Council on the Environment found so little to question in the environmental impact assessment of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge project ... quality in populated areas of North Lantau is already unhealthy, even by the lax standards of Hong Kong's 20-year-old air quality objectives. Traffic using the bridge will add ...

  5. Lantau: ecological wasteland

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the ecological wasteland is to be Lantau. On top of disputed projects such as the Disney Theme Park, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and a 'value-added' logistics park, Lantau will have one more massive, ecologically threatening construction: Container Terminal 10. The government's 'Hong Kong 2030' study says explicitly that this location may prove to be ecologically ...

  6. Tung Chung woman files legal challenge to bridge

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A Tung Chung resident has called for a judicial review of the decision to grant environmental permits for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, saying impact assessments ignored ... Protection Anissa Wong Sean-yee to review her decision to approve the bridge's environmental impact assessments last autumn, and to grant environmental permits for its construction ...

  7. How we sold the pink dolphins down the river

    Posted Dec 28th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... mammals that inhabit our neighbourhood. The dolphin was Hong Kong's official mascot of the 1997 handover ceremony. But now that work has officially started on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ... bridge, held in Zhuhai on December 15, was attended by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang and the chief executives of both Hong Kong and Macau. Li said of the bridge: 'It is of great significance ...

  8. HK community must get more involved in plans for the delta

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and rail links, including cross-delta links the administration did not show when it consulted the community on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. Now we see that while we are building a road-only bridge between two cities which can't handle more vehicles, Shenzhen and Zhuhai are building a rail bridge we can use just north of Hong Kong. When officials went to the Legislative Council ...

  9. Air quality report set to boost HK, Guangdong ties

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... by Guangdong and Hong Kong at a joint overview of town planning. The two sides have also co-operated on projects, including the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge and the Zhuhai-Macau Cross-Border ... Anita Lam in Guangzhou Co-operation between Hong Kong and Guangdong is expected to receive a boost as a major work group under the Hong Kong-Guangdong Co-operation Joint Conference ...

  10. Choose life over death for Lantau

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of northern Lantau will be transformed by the construction of a logistics park, cargo terminal and cross-border transport hub along the main thoroughfare linking the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge ... of Hong Kong because of the town's proximity to the mainland. Where capitalism is concerned, the boundary is conveniently erased in the name of closer economic integration. But when it comes ...




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