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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    'Living fossil' at risk from waste water in country park enclave: scientists

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... fossils", residents and scientists believe. Environment officials carried out inspections at Tai Tan village, which straddles both Sai Kung east and west country parks, after residents last week ... are in jeopardy. "The whole village is a mess," one Tai Tan resident said. "The builders stopped sweeping and pumping on Saturday after they were questioned by residents." Builders told ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Loopholes in protection of two key wildlife sites: Conservancy Association

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... mudflat on Lantau and the Lung Kwu Tan valley in Tuen Mun. It found that the mudflat near Tong Fuk, a popular site for clam-digging and a breeding ground for horseshoe crabs, was not covered ... proposal in 2009 to designate the mudflat a site of special scientific interest. It cited local villagers' reservations. The Lung Kwu Tan valley in Tuen Mun was designated a site of special ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Tuen Mun councillors dismiss Wong Kam-sing's landfill-plan sweeteners

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 04:25pm by Ernest Kao

    ... for a footbridge across the Tuen Mun River channel. Dozens of villagers from Ha Pak Nai and Lung Kwu Tan- both communities straddling the fringes of the landfill- protested outside the municipal building ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sai Kung village house project is defiling country park, say residents

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Tan, a Hakka village that boasts one of the most beautiful views in Sai Kung Country Park. According to the Lands Department and the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, the Sai ... development" within the country park. "Government officials said it does not affect the country park," said one Tai Tan resident. "But of course it does. "I haven't seen ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Huge differences in electricity use among malls and offices, audit shows

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 05:15am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... in energy use was seen among 83 office buildings with central air conditioning. Fo Tan Railway House had the highest energy-use index at 424 kilowatt-hours per square metre. That is almost 17 times ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Air quality 'not that bad' near Tuen Mun site

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... industries, the government says. Preliminary data from a monitoring station set up by CLP Power- operator of two nearby power stations- indicates the air at Lung Kwu Tan meets both present and future ... Chi-keung said. The department cited the data as it sought public support for reclamation to provide more land. Lung Kwu Tan is among five potential sites listed by the government last month and one ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill plans spark angry protest, calls for blockade

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... if the Legco Finance Committee passed the proposals. Dozens of people, including Democratic Party members and residents of Lung Kwu Tan in Tuen Mun, staged a 24-hour hunger strike. They accused ... blanketed in foul-smelling air, he said. To was also worried about the harm a landfill expansion could inflict on the area's landscape and air quality. Lung Kwu Tan villager Lau Chi-shing, 54, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    How to test the waters for dolphins

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... of the ways under consideration for boosting land supply. But at least three proposed sites- Siu Ho Wan and Sunny Bay, both in northern Lantau, and Lung Kwu Tan in Tuen Mun- may threaten Chinese white ... to monitor dolphin sightings. Officials hoped the device would fill in the blanks in dolphin data in the shallow coast along the shorelines of the reclamation sites, such as Lung Kwu Tan. Dr Samuel ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lau Wong-fat vows to block second landfill extension, in Tuen Mun

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 03:23pm by Stuart Lau, CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Emily Tsang

    ... secured support from lawmakers in the loose Business and Professionals Alliance. Lau is a big landowner, with plots in Lung Kwu Tan village next to the Tuen Mun landfill. Executive councillor ...

  10. Business - China Business - ENVIRONMENT

    China's first carbon exchange opens

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters, Eric Ng

    ... and Hubei provinces. David Tang Yue-tan, the secretary of the board of the Tianjin Climate Exchange, told a conference last week: "The fact that Shenzhen [is going online] puts a lot ...




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