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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Contest invites designs for new Kai Tak river

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:02am by Ernest Kao

    ... hectares of open space around a 1km stretch of an unattractive nullah created decades ago when the city's former airport was built. The drainage channel, which serves to disperse storm water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580911/contest-invites-designs-new-kai-tak-river
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Airport's dolphin experts told 'show evidence development won't drive creatures away'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Consultants backing third runway project accused of guesswork and misleading public Airport's dolphin experts told: show us your evidence Marine consultants hired by the Airport Authority should present facts to back up their claims that building a third runway at Chek Lap Kok would not threaten Chinese white dolphins in the area, a local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545116/airports-dolphin-experts-told-show-us-your-evidence
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Third runway's sky-high emissions

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Airport study says carbon footprint could hit 269 million tonnes, higher than Greenpeace's figure. But it says cost to society is much lower Third runway's sky-high emissions Having a third airport runway will increase carbon emissions by up to 269 million tonnes in 50 years and this will come at a cost of about HK$50 billion, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568554/third-runways-sky-high-emissions
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Runway report slammed for leaving out risk of polluting vessels

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Runway report 'left out polluting vessels' The Airport Authority has come under fire for failing to assess the potential water pollution caused by construction barges working on the proposed third runway. The concerns were raised by members of a subcommittee of the Advisory Council on the Environment, which met for the second time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573020/runway-report-slammed-leaving-out-risk-polluting-vessels
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Dolphins offered a 'phoney' deal over Hong Kong airport's third runway

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Third runway: dolphins offered 'phoney' deal Measures proposed in the Airport Authority's environmental impact assessment of the airport's planned third runway- due for release today- are unlikely to compensate for the loss of dolphin habitat, a conservation group says. In particular, the Dolphin Conservation Society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536420/dolphins-offered-phoney-deal-over-hong-kong-airports-third-runway
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green group questions air quality projections for proposed third runway

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Green group fears air quality projections, less than the adjacent Macau bridge project, could be manipulated to stay within objectives Airport emission results doubted A green group is concerned that the projected air quality for a proposed third runway at Hong Kong's airport could be "manipulated" to stay within ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1551406/green-group-questions-air-quality-projections-proposed-third-runway
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Greens call for study on ozone in Tung Chung

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... of ambient air pollution in the government's pollution index. Tung Chung, developed in the 1990s alongside the airport, was in the top three for pollution. Ozone was the dominant pollutant. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531036/greens-call-study-ozone-tung-chung
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Loss of dolphin waters to third airport runway may cost city HK$36.1b

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:17am by Ernest Kao

    ... in the social, economic and environmental effects of a project, which traditional cost-benefit analyses usually ignore. Heathrow Airport shelved a third runway in 2010 after the foundation found ... Society and the Professional Commons. The Airport Authority said it understood the importance of dolphin conservation but would not carry out an SROI. "SROIs are generally used to assess ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1431273/loss-dolphin-waters-third-airport-runway-may-cost-city-hk361b
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Where's the beach? Days of torrential rain wash away Hong Kong sands

    Posted May 13th 2014, 12:29pm by Staff Reporter

    ... of flights were cancelled at Chep Lap Kok airport and scores others were delayed in recent days. A trough of low pressure had brought the thunderstorms to southern China and the northern part ... and at least 197 flights at Shenzhen's airport were cancelled in response to the deluge. Back in Hong Kong, residents were alarmed to find a large python, said to have been washed down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1511205/days-torrential-rains-wreak-havoc-hong-kong-beaches
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Smog descends again on northeast China, closing roads, airport

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 02:59pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... in parts of northeast China this weekend, leading to the closure of highways and an airport. Seven expressways were partly or wholly shut on Sunday, according to the transport authority in Liaoning province. Farther north in Heilongjiang province, which borders Russia, more roads and an airport shut on Saturday, including Taiping International Airport in Harbin city, which cancelled all 209 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1364470/smog-descends-northeast-china-closing-roads-airport

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