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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

    Greens call for study on ozone in Tung Chung

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

    ... In the 14 years ending last year, there were 174 days on which levels of ozone exceeded government standards; Yuen Long, the second-worst area, was over the standard on just 64 days. Ozone is produced through chemical reactions between nitrogen oxides from emissions and volatile organic compounds under sunlight. Long-term exposure is linked to asthma, bronchitis, heart attacks and even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531036/greens-call-study-ozone-tung-chung
  5. 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

    ... that the report failed to explain how the proposed 2,400-hectare marine park could replace the long-established habitats that would be lost if the project went ahead. He cited academic papers from 2004 ...

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

    Reforestation plan for Hong Kong's highest peak Tai Mo Shan

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Ernest Kao

    ... rains, winds and overgrown grass competing for nutrients. Last year, Kadoorie introduced a range of experimental measures to help seedlings survive in the long term. Blue plastic tree guards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544373/reforestation-plan-hong-kongs-highest-peak-tai-mo-shan
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Worst smog of the year prompts Hong Kong government health warning

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Ernest Kao

    ... smog Ozone concentration was even higher elsewhere, hitting levels of more than 300 in areas including Central and Western, Tsuen Wan and Yuen Long, which all recorded 10+ AQHI readings. ... sources. Long-term exposure to ozone is linked to asthma, bronchitis, heart attacks and even death. In Hong Kong. Is that fog or smog? pic.twitter.com/klwkUvlAc2 — Martha Kane (@mm_kane) June 8, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528149/hong-kongs-choking-smog-prompts-government-health-warning
  8. News - Asia - ENVIRONMENT

    Laos agrees to tighter scrutiny of second Mekong River dam by neighbours

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... to work with other member countries and partly rhetorical, as long as Laos doesn't have any other significant economic alternatives to dam-building," Nguyen said. In a 2011 filing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542057/laos-agrees-tighter-scrutiny-second-mekong-river-dam-neighbours
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Hong Kong sets aside HK$1 billion for landfill reclamation drive

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Jessie Lau

    ... will] select projects that can demonstrate financial sustainability in the long run," Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing said yesterday. Wong has appointed a steering committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536416/hong-kong-sets-aside-hk1-billion-landfill-reclamation-drive
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Rising anger as complaints about Beijing's air pollution double

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:44am by Reuters

    ... system for people harmed by pollution. In a separate notice, the Beijing environmental bureau said that as many as 114 firms had been punished this month after its latest week-long campaign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1532982/complaints-about-beijings-air-pollution-more-double-year

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