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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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  4. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Australian plan to protect Great Barrier reef inadequate, scientists say

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... of protecting the reef, which teems with marine life, and long-term sustainable development. But the Australian Academy of Science said the plan ignored the impact of climate change and failed ...

  5. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Global warming has doubled risk of harsh winters in Eurasia

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 10:43pm by GDN

    ... the resulting severe weather can last for long periods. Climate scientists have warned for many years that global warming is not simply leading to a slow, gradual rise in temperature. Instead, ... of global warming, while some floods were made twice as likely by climate change as long ago as 2000. Annual average global temperatures continue to rise, but the distribution of temperature through ...

  6. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    BP oil spill from Deepwater Horizon spread over huge area of ocean floor

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 10:04pm by AFP

    ... observe is fully consistent with the Deepwater Horizon event but not with natural seeps, the suggested alternative." The National Wildlife Federation has said that studies showed long ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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