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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Hazardous smog returns to Beijing and surrounding region amid holiday

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Hazardous smog returns to Beijing and the north Choking smog returned to blanket Beijing and surrounding areas yesterday, four days after a dangerous smog alert was lifted. Meteorologists said pollution levels were likely to remain high until after the National Day "golden week" ends tomorrow - and the traffic crush as people returned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1325469/hazardous-smog-returns-beijing-and-surrounding-region-amid-holiday
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Pay-as-you-throw waste pilot scheme has limited impact

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... estates to decide on the best method, rather than taking a blanket approach. Prepaid bags were also being tested at Chai Wan Estate. A spokesman for the estate owners said the trial went well, ... residents who are familiar with waste charging from home, was testing volume-based charging. The other estates involved were Island Resort in Siu Sai Wan, Tak Tin and Kwong Tin estates in Lam Tin, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1597586/waste-fee-pilot-has-limited-impact
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    New plan for Tuen Mun landfill extension fails to satisfy councillors

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... pledged to develop the project in two phases, with the second phase a "reserve", but did not specify under what conditions it would not be used. Chan Wan-sang, of the Democratic Alliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594898/new-plan-tuen-mun-landfill-extension-fails-satisfy-councillors
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway given the green light by government green advisers

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... white dolphins will be looking for new territory. Before the meeting, green activists and a dozen Ma Wan residents protested against the project. The residents, from the Park Island development, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593386/third-runway-given-green-light-government-green-advisers
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contractor in Pillar Point sewage-plant leak may get million-dollar fine

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 03:23am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... oversees the city's beaches, was informed only about three hours after the discharge. It closed the 14 beaches in Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan at about 10pm, some seven hours after the incident. New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588032/contractor-pillar-point-sewage-plant-leak-may-get-million-dollar-fine
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Planners blocked from village in mangrove row

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Ernest Kao

    ... A gate on a path over private land had prevented Planning Department staff from entering a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) at Tai Ho Wan, a department spokesman said. The gate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585375/planners-blocked-village-mangrove-row
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    The bear-faced cheek of it: Lego protest hits Ani-Com

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:04am by Ernest Kao

    ... and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai put the spotlight on the Danish toymaker's cross-promotion partnership with global oil giant Shell and its controversial Arctic oil-drilling programme. Watch: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561201/bear-faced-cheek-it-lego-protest-hits-ani-com
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    14 Hong Kong beaches closed after 'sewage leak'- but swimmers not deterred

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 12:11pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Swimmers ignore sewage alert at beaches All 14 beaches in the New Territories districts of Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan may have been officially closed due ... resumed, the department said. However, it is not known when the beaches will reopen. The last time beaches in Hong Kong were closed due to a sewage leak was in 1997. Yesterday at Tsuen Wan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580760/hong-kong-beaches-shut-after-suspected-sewage-leak-new-territories
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Villagers in Lantau destroy mangrove in bid to halt 'protected status' plan

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... of their villages as protected land. Excavators were brought in to raze trees, while machete- and hoe-wielding villagers chopped down shrubs on the coast of Tai Ho Wan, which is known for its oyster-rich mudflats and horseshoe crabs. Together with the three rivers that feed it, Tai Ho Wan is now designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), but not yet zoned as such. Statutory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580476/villagers-northern-lantau-destroy-mangrove-protest-over-potential
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sewage plants need upgrade to prevent more serious spills, says expert

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Ernest Kao

    ... beaches in Tuen Mun and Tsuen Wan. Ho said a more advanced secondary treatment facility would have provided more reserve tank space and more time for the plant operator to resolve the problem. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581519/sewage-plants-need-upgrade-prevent-more-serious-spills-says-expert

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