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  1. Airport reclamation trial illegal: greens

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com A green group has criticised the government for skipping a legally required step when approving a trial reclamation project by the Airport Authority ... it likes. The trial began in January and has already been completed. It was carried out over an area of 30 square metres north of the airport and involved 'deep cement mixing', which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001921/airport-reclamation-trial-illegal-greens
  2. Fukushima tells us to look for safety risks, not learn by trial and error

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... can't count on being so lucky in the future. The risks of learning by trial and error are unacceptably high. Instead, we need to get out in front of this issue and identify critical risks before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998999/fukushima-tells-us-look-safety-risks-not-learn-trial-and-error
  3. Solar power trial reduces carbon footprint

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jackie Yin jackie.yin@scmp.com A single public housing block can save up to 8,400kg of carbon emissions a year- the equivalent of planting of 365 trees- by using solar power, a trial by the Housing Department has found. The project at Lam Tin Estate, the first to be carried out in public rental housing, achieved a total reduction of 22,610kg last year. Photovoltaic panels were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975701/solar-power-trial-reduces-carbon-footprint
  4. CLP trial of smart meters to cover more homes

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com CLP Power will expand trials of smart meters in customers' homes this year in an effort to improve electricity consumption management. The trial ... locations and number of homes involved in the trial have yet to be decided. One aim is to work out the right mode for wireless transmission of meter data between homes and power companies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/970206/clp-trial-smart-meters-cover-more-homes
  5. Lawmakers sceptical over hybrid bus trial

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Lawmakers are reluctant to pledge advance support to a HK$33 million subsidy to buy six hybrid buses for a two-year trial because of concerns it would be a waste of money. At the environmental affairs panel meeting yesterday, legislators asked why the proposed 24-month trial of six diesel-electric double-deckers could only begin in the middle of next year. They also asked why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/736674/lawmakers-sceptical-over-hybrid-bus-trial
  6. Legislators want greens on body to vet transport trials

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... should also be considered.' The HK$300 million fund, open to transport sector operators, will subsidise the capital cost of innovative green products proposed for trial. For trials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733915/legislators-want-greens-body-vet-transport-trials
  7. Organic watermelon growing trials bear fruit

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Tam Two organic watermelons have gone on sale after being grown successfully in trials. The 'Super Sweet Black Angel 168' from Australia and the 'Red Lady' from ... of sucrose in 100 grams of solution. 'The success of the large-scale watermelon growing trial by some 40 farmers encourages other local farmers to upgrade their facilities to be organically ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719794/organic-watermelon-growing-trials-bear-fruit
  8. Why not biodiesel?

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter headlined 'Biodiesel trial' (December 8) by W.C. Mok for Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung. I am shocked by the unsubstantiated statement made by W.C. Mok, who claims to speak on behalf of Dr Liao, that the preliminary results of the yet-to-be-released report on the trial of biodiesel in local vehicles (conducted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437854/why-not-biodiesel
  9. Forestry executives stand trial

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Senior management of what was once the mainland's biggest forestry plantation company stood trial in Baotou Intermediate People's Court in Inner Mongolia yesterday ... to investors. Company owner Liu Xianggui and general manager Liu Yanying were among the 10 defendants on trial. Prosecutors accused them of destabilising social order with a nationwide pyramid sales ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657967/forestry-executives-stand-trial
  10. Hydrogen transport trial runs out of gas

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Promising green fuel project is abandoned Green Island Cement has quietly abandoned a trial project to develop a transport system based on hydrogen-fuel cell vehicles. ... the routing of the trial vehicle as if the project would be given the green light. But the officials insisted that they would not allow the vehicle to enter any tunnels,' he said. The source said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/612277/hydrogen-transport-trial-runs-out-gas

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