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Date Press release - Topical issues
17.4.2014

Waste recycling sites to observe good practices and fire safety (with photo)

17.4.2014

Proposed village sewerage works at Yeung Siu Hang, Tuen Mun, approved

11.4.2014

 "Go Green, Waste Less" Summit mobilises community to reduce waste

11.4.2014

Proposed sewerage works in Area 54, Tuen Mun approved

7.4.2014

Government to launch pilot scheme on municipal solid waste charging (with photos)

3.4.2014

Total ban on asbestos to take effect tomorrow

1.4.2014

All gazetted beaches continue to meet Water Quality Objectives (with photos)

27.3.2014

SEN visits Macau (with photos)

26.3.2014

Government welcomes extension of first registration tax exemption for electric vehicles by three years

26.3.2014

SEN to visit Macau tomorrow

21.3.2014

Man given jail sentence for fly-tipping

21.3.2014

Malmö and Hong Kong see closer collaboration in sustainable development (with photos)

20.3.2014

Hong Kong Sevens to go green (with photos)

19.3.2014

Government welcomes approval of Air Pollution Control (Marine Light Diesel) Regulation to reduce air pollutant emissions by local vessels

14.3.2014

EPD to hold Carnival for Vehicle Emission Reduction

10.3.2014

"Waste Less" mobile app makes waste reduction and recycling easier

8.3.2014

SEN concludes his visit to Europe on waste management (with photos)

7.3.2014

SEN visits waste-to-energy facility in Denmark (with photos)

6.3.2014

Hong Kong emission inventory for 2012 published

6.3.2014

SEN visits the Netherlands on waste management policy (with photos)

5.3.2014

SEN continues visit to UK on waste management (with photos)

4.3.2014

SEN starts visit on waste management in UK (with photos)

1.3.2014

SEN to visit Europe for exchanges on waste management strategies

28.2.2014

EPD to launch ex-gratia payment scheme on March 1 to phase out pre-Euro IV diesel commercial vehicles

26.2.2014

SEN to visit Guangzhou

25.2.2014

EPD commends good indoor air quality management (with photos)

24.2.2014

EPD clarifies reports on roadside API statistics

20.2.2014

SEN to visit Beijing

20.2.2014

"A Food Waste & Yard Waste Plan" outlines strategy for 40 per cent reduction of food waste disposal by 2022 (with photos/video)

18.2.2014 Ninth batch of applications approved under Pilot Green Transport Fund
14.2.2014 Government welcomes extension of Fair Winds Charter
13.2.2014 EPD invites non-profit-making organisations to briefing session on Restored Landfill Revitalisation Funding Scheme
12.2.2014 EPD to hold briefing on community green stations
10.2.2014 EPD invites electric taxi/vehicle suppliers to briefing session on setting up quick chargers at government car parks
4.2.2014 Year-end recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment helps people in need (with photos)
2.2.2014 Peach Blossom Tree Recycling Campaign 2014 promotes waste recovery and recycling (with photos)
29.1.2014 Newly registered diesel commercial vehicles to have service life limit of 15 years starting from February 1
28.1.2014 2012 waste statistics published
25.1.2014 Public urged to cherish food over Chinese New Year holiday - not to be a Big Waster! (with photos)
25.1.2014 Environmental protection event in Tuen Mun promotes "Use less, waste less" lifestyle (with photos)
24.1.2014 Under Secretary for the Environment refutes unfounded report
22.1.2014 Government welcomes passage of Air Pollution Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Ordinance 2013
19.1.2014 New glass bottle collection points set up at housing estates and schools (with photos)
18.1.2014 ACE holds briefing session on its role and functions
17.1.2014 "Part of Port Shelter Sewerage, Stage 3, Sewerage at Tai Po Tsai" scheme approved
13.1.2014 New regulation to introduce control on quality of marine light diesel
13.1.2014 JWGSDEP holds 13th meeting in Hong Kong (with photo)
10.1.2014 Subsidy Scheme for retrofitting refuse collection vehicles invites applications (with photos)
10.1.2014 EPD to launch ex-gratia payment scheme in March to phase out pre-Euro IV diesel commercial vehicles
3.1.2014 Air Quality Health Index reaches serious level
2.1.2014 Late applications for replacement of catalytic converters and oxygen sensors on LPG taxis and light buses
29.12.2013 Air Quality Health Index to come into effect tomorrow
28.12.2013 Air Pollution Index reach very high
23.12.2013 Air Quality Health Index trial run starts today
23.12.2013 EPD invites vehicle scrapping companies to briefing session on phasing out pre-Euro IV diesel commercial vehicles
20.12.2013 School puts "use less, waste less" principle into practice and enjoys green Christmas party (with photos)
20.12.2013 Public called on to avoid food wastage and promote community care this Christmas (with photos)
17.12.2013 Food Wise Hong Kong Steering Committee First Anniversary Ceremony (with photos)
13.12.2013 SEN exchanges views with local communities in Islands District on waste management (with photos)
12.12.2013 EPD strengthens partnership with United States EPA on air quality management (with photos)
10.12.2013 Government's approval of two power companies' 2014-18 Development Plans
7.12.2013 SEN and Islands District delegation visit waste-to-energy facilities in Macau (with photos)
6.12.2013 Air Quality Health Index to be launched on December 30
6.12.2013 SEN and Islands District delegation to visit waste-to-energy facility in Macau
4.12.2013 EPD to hold public briefings on Air Quality Health Index
4.12.2013 Phase Two applications for replacement of catalytic converters and oxygen sensors on LPG taxis and light buses to end mid-December
2.12.2013 Breakthrough of Harbour Area Treatment Scheme sewage tunnel between Aberdeen and Sai Ying Pun (with photos)
30.11.2013 Over 120 primary students pledge to "Use Less, Waste Less on My Hand" charter (with photos)
29.11.2013 Legislative amendments to enhance environmental performance in waste collection
25.11.2013 Sustainable Development Fund invites applications
21.11.2013 2013 Mid-term Review of Scheme of Control Agreements completed
15.11.2013 Stakeholders exchange views at engagement session on promoting development of recycling industry (with photos)
10.11.2013 More than 5 500 pieces of waste electrical and electronic equipment collected in "Schools Recycle WEEE" programme (with photos)
8.11.2013 New milestone for Harbour Area Treatment Scheme
8.11.2013 Proposed Tolo Harbour Sewerage of Unsewered Areas Stage 2, Phase 1D - Sha Lan, Tai Po approved
5.11.2013 New arrangements for ACE meetings


Date Press release - Grading of beach water quality
17.4.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
11.4.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
4.4.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
28.3.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
21.3.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
14.3.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
7.3.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
28.2.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
21.2.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
14.2.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
7.2.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
30.1.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
24.1.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
17.1.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
10.1.2014 Grading of beach water quality released
3.1.2014 Grading of beach water quality released

Date Press release - Prosecution statistics
15.4.2014

Prosecution Statistics in March

19.3.2014

Prosecution Statistics in February

21.2.2014

Prosecution Statistics in January

22.1.2014

Prosecution Statistics in December

7.1.2014

Prosecution Statistics in November

21.11.2013

Prosecution Statistics in October 


Date        Press release - List of environmental impact assessment studies
7.3.2014 List of environmental impact assessment released 
18.10.2013 List of environmental impact assessment released 

Date Press releases / news articles issued by other authorities
8.3.2014 LegCo Panel on Environmental Affairs concludes duty visit in Europe (with photos)
7.3.2014 LegCo Panel on Environmental Affairs visits waste-to-energy facilities in Denmark (with photos)
6.3.2014 LegCo Panel on Environmental Affairs visits thermal waste treatment facilities in the Netherlands (with photos)
5.3.2014 LegCo Panel on Environmental Affairs continues its duty visit in Europe (with photos)
4.3.2014 LegCo Panel on Environmental Affairs visits waste management facilities in United Kingdom (with photos)
1.3.2014 LegCo Panel on Environmental Affairs to depart for Europe to conduct overseas duty visit
12.2.2014 THB's response to media enquiries
9.1.2014 Public lecture series on biodiversity begins on January 18
25.11.2013 CS and Mayor of Shenzhen co-chair Hong Kong/Shenzhen Co-operation Meeting (with photos/videos)

 

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