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  1. Eco-vandals block village stream

    Posted Jan 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ken Lee A stream in Tai Po has been blocked by an illegal dam-like access road to the site of a yet-to-be approved village house development, with conservationists describing it as the worst eco-vandalism since excavation of the Tung Chung stream on Lantau in 2003. Lands Department officers stepped in on January 2 but have not been able to identify those ...

  2. River damaged by illegal excavation

    Posted Dec 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The dumping of construction waste at a Lantau site is seen as one of the worst incidents of eco-vandalism in Hong Kong A section of a river on Lantau has been severely damaged by illegal excavation and dumping of construction waste, a government source said yesterday. It is one of the worst eco-vandalism incidents reported in Hong Kong. A construction company ...

  3. Common sense required in school noise dispute

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

    ... Among a growing list of pollution and environmental concerns awaiting the government's attention, such as air quality, roadside temperatures and eco-vandalism, noise pollution in the New Territories would seem to be one of the less pressing. Nevertheless, the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) has decided to take the fight to an international school on Lantau ...

  4. Lantau: ecological wasteland

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

    ... is. The recent vandalism of Tung Chung River adds a ludicrous side to this definition. The policy address communicates determination to complete these projects as scheduled. But what schedule? ...


    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's proposed Classic Car Museum? We fear for the preservation of the old crock. At Luk Tei Tong village, near Mui Wo, vandals last week trampled-in the roof of an old Mazda 323, tweaked ...

  6. How a river was ruined for profit

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as an unprecedented act of eco-vandalism. In addition to the removal of 400 tonnes of boulders, thousands of tonnes of soil were excavated from the river bed and piled up to create an illegal access road next ...

  7. Greater deterrent needed to save our countryside

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The unlawful destruction of a picturesque river on Lantau last month highlighted the vulnerability of our countryside to acts of eco-vandalism. Illicit excavation work and dumping had reduced the natural waterway to little more than an ugly puddle and caused us to ask: how could this happen? Now we find the question has to be posed again. This time the scene of devastation ...

  8. Talkback

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... so that this unnecessary and destructive eco-vandalism does not happen again. We also look forward to hearing from the government the detailed plans and programme for the reinstatement ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and concern. As a south Lantau resident, I am dismayed at the inability of government departments to monitor the activities of contractors and prevent this continuing eco-vandalism of the Lantau ...



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