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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Sewage gas helps to run Yuen Long treatment plant

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com Sewage gas helps to run Yuen Long treatment plant Gas produced during the treatment of sewage is being used for the first time in Hong Kong to generate electricity. The biogas-fuelled micro-generator installed at a treatment plant in Yuen Long can produce enough power to supply the needs of 12 families of four people each. This is equal to about 3 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1308877/sewage-gas-helps-run-yuen-long-treatment-plant
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Yuen Long villagers in fear after fish die in 'contaminated stream'

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Villagers in fear after fish die in stream Environmental protection officers are investigating claims that contaminated stream water flowing from a construction site for the MTR's high-speed railway killed more than 2,000 fish in a Yuen Long village last week. The dead variegated carp, worth about HK$100,000, were raised by a villager ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1040157/yuen-long-villagers-fear-after-fish-die-contaminated-stream
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    MTR contractor to be prosecuted for polluting Yuen Long village's stream

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... 2,000 fish in Yuen Long. The Environmental Protection Department said yesterday it would take action under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance against Kier-Kaden-OSSA Joint Venture, which ... "The department did not inform villagers of the results," Yuen Long district councillor Zachary Wong Wai-yin said. "It should have put up a sign warning people not to use the water ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1057182/mtr-contractor-be-prosecuted-polluting-yuen-long-villages-stream
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Occupy Central protesters face health risk as pollution alert raised in city

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by Olga Wong and Chris Lau

    ... the high concentration of ozone that has worsened the air quality of the whole city, spreading from Tung Chung and Yuen Long to other urban districts," Kwong said. This is caused by regional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604875/occupy-central-protesters-face-health-risk-pollution-alert-raised
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Heat island effect turns tenement flats into 'ovens'

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 12:45pm

    ... buildings can get so hot you can fry eggs on them,” said Dr William Yu Yuen-ping, chief executive at the World Green Organisation, the group that carried out the study. The study, conducted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1613551/heat-island-effect-turns-old-tenement-flats-ovens
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Orange pollution alert raised as Beijing smog reaches 'hazardous' levels

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 02:50pm by Li Jing and Nectar Gan

    ... again. Now I wonder if I can live long enough to see it solved," Beijing resident Su Zhiyu, 32, said. "If the government can't solve the problem for the residents, [we] should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1612822/orange-pollution-alert-raised-beijing-smog-reaches-hazardous-levels
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Officials accused of failing to help blocked-off Ho Chung village in Sai Kung

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... into the government's handling of fire safety matters in villages. The issue was put into stark focus in 2012, when two brothers, aged seven and eight, died in a blaze in a Pat Heung village house in Yuen Long ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1598979/officials-accused-failing-help-blocked-ho-chung-village-sai-kung
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing on alert as smog sets in

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:28am by ZHUNAG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Capital issues yellow warning with pollution expected to persist until the weekend, when strong winds are forecast to disperse haze Beijing on alert as smog sets in Beijing was blanked by heavy smog yesterday, prompting the authorities to issue a yellow alert for the first working day after the week-long National Day holiday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1612460/beijing-alert-smog-sets
  9. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Lego ends marketing deal with Shell in wake of Greenpeace campaign

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 10:04pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian World's biggest toymaker says it will end long-time partnership with oil giant after environmental group's protests over plans to drill in Arctic Victory for Greenpeace as Lego ditches Shell Lego will not renew its marketing contract with Shell after coming under sustained pressure from Greenpeace to end a partnership that dates to the 1960s. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1613057/lego-ends-marketing-deal-shell-wake-greenpeace-campaign
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    U.S. seeks a solution to Asian carp invasion

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 03:29am by Angela Meng

    ... but very slowly. In terms of food culture, the US is slowly evolving but still lags behind Asia by a long shot," Hong said. "People's taste buds here are still not very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1607218/us-seeks-solution-asian-carp-invasion

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