A schoolboy walks past collapsed trees on Tin Ping Road in Sheung Shui after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong on September 16. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong ombudsman will consider investigating government’s handling of tree waste in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut

  • Responding to lawmakers’ questions, Connie Lau said she would make initial inquiries to see if an investigation is warranted
  • Some 20,480 tonnes of tree waste caused by Typhoon Mangkhut has ended up in landfill rather than being repurposed
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A schoolboy walks past collapsed trees on Tin Ping Road in Sheung Shui after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Hong Kong on September 16. Photo: Sam Tsang
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