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31-08-2015
Date Press release - Topical issues
31-08-2015 Fourth meeting of Hong Kong/Guangdong Joint Liaison Group on Combating Climate Change held in Hong Kong (with photos)
30-08-2015 Non-road mobile machinery for sale or lease required to meet emission rules from September 1
25-08-2015 Ex-gratia payment application for pre-Euro diesel commercial vehicles to close on December 31
24-08-2015 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
21-08-2015 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
08-08-2015 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
07-08-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
03-08-2015 Advisory Committee on Recycling Fund set up
26-07-2015 Shorelines Cleanup Day promotes protection of marine environment (with photos)
17-07-2015 Eighth Hong Kong Macao Co-operation High Level Meeting (with photo)
13-07-2015 Vehicle emission test fee to increase on August 1
12-07-2015 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
11-07-2015 SEN concludes European visit in Italy (with photos)
11-07-2015 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" Level
08-07-2015 SEN concludes visit to France (with photos)
07-07-2015 Government launches public consultation on regulation of edible fats and oils and recycling of "waste cooking oils" (with photo/video)
06-07-2015 "Energy Saving for All" youth competitions launched today
06-07-2015 Health risk category for Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
04-07-2015 SEN to visit France and Italy
03-07-2015 EPD to introduce bill for producer responsibility scheme on glass beverage containers
30-06-2015 Ocean-going vessels required to switch to clean fuel while at berth from July 1
27-06-2015 LegCo Public Works Subcommittee visits Sludge Treatment Facility in Tuen Mun (with photos)
19-06-2015 Hong Kong greenhouse gas inventory for 2012 released
19-06-2015 Hong Kong Green Organisation Certification commends organisations and companies for going green (with photos)
16-06-2015 Final two briefing sessions on municipal solid waste charging (with photos)
16-06-2015 Hong Kong emission inventory for 2013 published
15-06-2015 New phase of Cleaner Production Partnership Programme invites applications
10-06-2015 13th batch of applications approved under Pilot Green Transport Fund (with photo)
10-06-2015 SEN continues visit to Beijing (with photos)
09-06-2015 SEN starts Beijing visit (with photos)
07-06-2015 SEN to visit Beijing
05-06-2015 World Environment Day 2015 calls for community action on clean recycling (with photos)
02-06-2015 15 retailers fined in May for contravening requirement of plastic shopping bag charging
01-06-2015 Extended incentive scheme for ocean-going vessels using cleaner fuel while berthing in HK starts accepting applications
29-05-2015 New regulation to control air pollutant emissions of non-road mobile machinery to come into effect on June 1
28-05-2015 EPD to update community on municipal solid waste charging
27-05-2015 SEN responds to Task Force on External Lighting report
21-05-2015 Permanent Secretary for Environment attends forum on sustainable development of HK recycling industry
19-05-2015 Steering Committee to Promote Sustainable Development of Recycling Industry visits Sha Tin Community Green Station and local recyclers (with photos)
19-05-2015 EPD commends organisations with good indoor air quality management (with photos)
18-05-2015 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Pearl River Delta Regional Air Quality Monitoring Network results for 2014 released today
15-05-2015 "Energy Saving for All" Campaign launched today (with photos)
15-05-2015 Vehicle emission test fee to be increased
14-05-2015 HKAEE recognises businesses for attaining environmental excellence (with photos)
14-05-2015 Energy Saving Plan for the Built Environment outlines roadmap to reduce energy intensity by 40 per cent by 2025 (with photo/video)
11-05-2015 Sha Tin Community Green Station open to public from tomorrow (with photos)
08-05-2015 EPD awards contract for waste electrical and electronic equipment treatment and recycling facility (with photos)
30-04-2015 EPD reminds all retailers to fully comply with PSB charging requirements
26-04-2015 Retailers contravening PSB charging requirements to be fined or prosecuted straightaway from May 1 (with photos)
24-04-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
22-04-2015 SEN welcomes report of Task Force on External Lighting
22-04-2015 Task Force on External Lighting submits report to Government
17-04-2015 Marine Refuse Study Report released today
15-04-2015 Ocean-going vessels required to switch to clean fuel while at berth with effect from July 1
13-04-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
10-04-2015 "Go Green Waste Less" Summit calls for concerted action from community (with photos)
02-04-2015 Owners of pre-Euro diesel commercial vehicles required to submit ex-gratia payment applications by December 31 this year
01-04-2015 All gazetted beaches continue to meet Water Quality Objectives (with photos)
31-03-2015 Public Consultation on Future Development of Electricity Market launched (with photos/video)
28-03-2015 Adopt "BYOB" habit to support plastic shopping bag charging and help save the environment (with photos)
26-03-2015 SEN visits Macau (with photos)
26-03-2015 Big Waster returns to HK Sevens to promote waste reduction (with photos)
25-03-2015 SEN to visit Macau tomorrow
25-03-2015 Appointments to new term of Steering Committee of Pilot Green Transport Fund
20-03-2015 New equipment requirements for refuse collection vehicles to come into effect on April 1
19-03-2015 Community campaigns foster public understanding of plastic shopping bag charging (with photos)
19-03-2015 14th meeting of the Hong Kong-Guangdong Joint Working Group on Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection held in Guangzhou (with photos)
18-03-2015 SEN to visit Guangzhou tomorrow
15-03-2015 Plastic shopping bag charging to be fully implemented starting April 1 (with photos)
12-03-2015 EPD to introduce bill for producer responsibility scheme on waste electrical and electronic equipment
12-03-2015 12th batch of applications approved under Pilot Green Transport Fund (with photo)
11-03-2015 New regulation to require ocean-going vessels to switch to clean fuel while at berth
05-03-2015 Second invitation to electric taxi suppliers to set up quick chargers at government car parks
01-03-2015 EPD prepares for implementation of Producer Responsibility Scheme on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (with photos)
27-02-2015 EPD to open Shatin Transfer Station and reduce fee at two Refuse Transfer Stations on HK Island
25-02-2015 New regulation to control air pollutant emissions of non-road mobile machinery to come into effect in June 2015
24-02-2015 Tax incentive for environment-friendly petrol private cars to be terminated on April 1
16-02-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
16-02-2015 Appointments to new term of Council for Sustainable Development
13-02-2015 SEN visits Wan Chai District (with photos)
12-02-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
11-02-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
10-02-2015 Tighter qualifying standards for environment-friendly commercial vehicles to take effect from April
09-02-2015 Joint departmental operation inspects outdoor waste recycling sites in North District and Yuen Long (with photos)
07-02-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
06-02-2015 2013 waste statistics published
05-02-2015 HK and Guangdong strengthen co-operation on cleaner production to improve regional environmental quality (with photos)
04-02-2015 SEN to hold meeting of Hong Kong-Guangdong Joint Working Group on Cleaner Production in Guangzhou tomorrow
30-01-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
25-01-2015 600 housing estates join year-end WEEE recycling programme to help residents go green (with photos)
23-01-2015 Transitional arrangements for strengthened emissions control of petrol and LPG vehicles to expire at end of January
23-01-2015 New regulation to control emission of non-road mobile machinery
21-01-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level
16-01-2015 Air Quality Health Index may reach "Serious" level

17-07-2015
Date Press release - List of environmental impact assessment studies
17-07-2015 List of environmental impact assessment released
30-04-2015 List of environmental impact assessment released
30-01-2015 List of environmental impact assessment released

Date Press releases / news articles issued BY other authorities
27-08-2015 September 2015 adjustment in ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations
20-08-2015 AFCD to hold first biodiversity festival in Hong Kong (with photos)
18-08-2015 "Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong: Our Home" - Yuen Long District Kick-off Ceremony (with photos)
01-08-2015 "Keep Clean 2015@Hong Kong: Our Home" Campaign officially launched (with photos)
28-07-2015 CS inspects cleaning work at Lap Sap Wan
23-07-2015 August 2015 adjustment in ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations
20-07-2015 BFAC welcomes Government's continued efforts in business facilitation
13-07-2015 Youth Exchange Session discusses environmental issues (with photo)
25-06-2015 July 2015 adjustment in ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations
21-05-2015 June 2015 adjustment in ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations
25-04-2015 1500 native seedlings planted at Islands District Tree Planting Festival (with photos)
23-04-2015 May 2015 adjustment in ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations
17-04-2015 SCS visits Environmental Protection Department (with photos)
26-03-2015 April 2015 adjustment in ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations
26-03-2015 BFAC welcomes Government's ceaseless efforts in business facilitation
05-03-2015 Maiden voyage of DSD's sludge vessel Clean Harbour 1
23-02-2015 March 2015 adjustment in ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations
29-01-2015 February 2015 adjustment in ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations
25-01-2015 Old computers bring new hope
09-01-2015 EMSD announces test results of LPG quality in December 2014