A local resident fishes at Victoria Harbour in July 2017, on a day when Hong Kong recorded “very high” to “serious” levels of air pollution across the city. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s outdated environmental impact law needs to move with the times

Benoit Mayer says Hong Kong’s 20-year-old Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance lags behind laws in other jurisdictions, and needs updating to help meet global commitments

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A local resident fishes at Victoria Harbour in July 2017, on a day when Hong Kong recorded “very high” to “serious” levels of air pollution across the city. Photo: Felix Wong
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