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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

    Clam diggers' use of salt to lure prey damaging coastal ecology, conservationists say

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Clam diggers' salt lures 'damage coast' Clam diggers may be damaging a Yuen Long coastal mudflat by using salt to draw the molluscs from their burrows. Conservationists warn that the technique can be detrimental to many other organisms co-existing in the mudflat, but the government's conservation officials say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570220/clam-diggers-use-salt-lure-prey-damaging-coastal-ecology
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark sighting closes Lamma beaches for 24 hours

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 03:45pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Spadenose shark found by swimmer at Hung Shing Yeh beach, prompting warnings for swimmers to stay out of the water Lamma beaches open after death of baby shark Two Lamma Island beaches reopened yesterday at the end of a 24-hour closure triggered by the discovery of a baby shark close to shore. The spadenose shark, about 50 centimetres long, had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574904/shark-sightings-prompt-shutdown-beaches-lamma-island
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Shenzhen's reach for stars puts Deep Bay wetland birds at risk

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by He Huifeng

    ... in Shenzhen's mangrove wetlands had fallen 17 per cent since last year. Xiong Yang, of the Green River NGO, has long studied Shenzhen's mangrove forests and thinks the situation is bleak. "The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575113/shenzhens-reach-stars-puts-deep-bay-wetland-birds-risk
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Artificial beach in Lung Mei gets green light despite environmental worries

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by Cheung Chi-fai and Chris Lau

    ... for the judicial review came long after the Environmental Protection Department issued a permit back in 2010 for works to start and after lawmakers had approved project funds of HK$200 million in 2012. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572353/plan-artificial-beach-lung-mei-tai-po-clears-court-hurdle
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Mooncake boxes that return to earth: Hong Kong caterer introduces biodegradable packaging

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 03:38am by Ernest Kao, VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... long-standing calls from green groups, are trying to make a difference. This year the catering giant Maxim's is selling some 250,000 boxes of mooncakes- about a third of its output- packaged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564365/mooncake-boxes-return-earth-hong-kong-caterer-introduces
  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Victoria Harbour 'clean enough' without HK$30b sewage treatment upgrade

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... is being put under review, taking into account the latest water quality conditions and new technology for wastewater treatment," Amy Yuen Wai-yin, assistant director of environmental protection, told the council yesterday. Yuen said in terms of E coli levels close to the harbour's shores, the upgrade was "not an answer", citing water quality modelling results. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557126/victoria-harbour-clean-enough-without-hk30b-sewage-treatment-upgrade
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

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

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

    ... stated its position on the contract. Earlier this month, Lego Group CEO Jorgen Vig Knudstorp said the company "intended to live up to the long-term contract with Shell". "We ...

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

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