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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese fishermen plead not guilty to Philippine poaching charges

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

    ... A pre-trial hearing was set for June 4. "They agreed to participate in the trial and took the services of the public attorney's office as their counsel," Allen Ross Rodriguez, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Trial domestic waste scheme cuts recharging

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:00am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Recycling up in trial domestic waste scheme Residents have recycled more and dumped less rubbish in a green group's trial domestic waste scheme. The trial also highlighted practical problems ahead of the government's plan to introduce a waste levy in 2016. Greeners Action launched the one-month scheme in a residential building in Prince ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Environment watchdog weighing up trial charges for waste disposal

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Three models would be tested during the year-long scheme involving 12 housing estates Watchdog mulls trial charges for waste disposal The environment watchdog is considering a 12-month trial scheme to test the viability of charging for waste disposal, and assess whether such charges help to reduce waste. The scheme, which is expected ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    BP faces new trial and US$18b in fines over 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian BP faces new trial and fines over 2010 disaster Oil giant BP is to fight attempts to fine it up to US$18 billion over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, at a new trial in New Orleans. The latest legal battle revolves around its efforts to cap a runaway well, and the amount of oil that entered the Gulf of Mexico during the 87-day spill. The trial, scheduled ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    10,000 households to take part in waste-charging pilot scheme

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:45pm by Ernest Kao

    ... will take part voluntarily in a six-month trial aimed at helping officials design a waste-charging scheme for introduction in 2016. Environment Secretary Wong Kam-sing said yesterday that the pilot ... of the Earth senior environmental affairs manager Frances Yeung Hoi-shan welcomed the trial. "Since some are still sceptical about waste charging, these tests can offer field experiences ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Dutch police halt Greenpeace bid to block Russian oil shipment from Arctic

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:23am by VARIOUS

    ... gone to trial for piracy. "Thirty of us went to prison for shining a light on this dangerous Arctic oil," Dutch activist Faiza Oulahsen said in a Greenpeace statement. Stanislav ...

  7. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Violence, arrests in Guangdong city of Maoming as locals rally against petrochemical plant

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 02:18pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... year. In 2012, at least 300 officials were investigated over graft allegations in the city. Only 20 of them have stood trial, the Beijing News said on Monday.   ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New air quality index hits highest level on second day

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 02:36am by Ernest Kao

    ... more wary of the department's readings if there are so many problems," she said, adding that a trial run of the index last week saw at least six malfunctions at various stations. ...

  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing recruits scientists to tackle air pollution, but doesn't say how

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 04:22am by Li Jing

    ... of the Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, told the newspaper that the two possible methods undergoing trials- cloud seeding and artificial fog removal- could only prove effective when conditions ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Plan to slash emissions by updating old buses

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... by over 60 per cent. The Environmental Protection Department is seeking HK$400 million for the project after seeing the results of a 17-month trial which showed the equipment can reduce emissions ... such as carbon monoxide and total hydrocarbons. The department said the trial showed that the retrofit was technically feasible for the Euro II and Euro III Dennis Trident and Euro II Volvo Olympian ...




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