Environment Bureau Environmental Protection Department ENVIRONMENT HONG KONG 2008
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Introduction
Cross-boundary and International Co-operation
Community Awareness
Customer Service and Partnerships
Environmental Assessment and Planning
Air
Noise
Waste
Water
Nature Conservation
Environmental Compliance
Energy
Sustainable Development
Contents

Vision and Mission
Foreword by the Secretary for the Environment
Message from the Permanent Secretary / Director
Acknowledgement
 
Introduction
HOW THE COMMUNITY CAN CONTRIBUTE TO A QUALITY LIVING ENVIRONMENT
Individual action
  Input on new policies
  Paying for pollution

Topical Issues
The New Environment Bureau
  Public Consultations in 2007
     
Highlights in 2007
     
Looking Ahead
     
Milestones in Environmental Protection Since 1986
     
Organisation Charts
  The Environment Bureau
  Environmental Protection Department


Resource Materials*



 
Cross-boundarv and International Co-operation Community Awareness
Highlights in 2007
FOR THE GOOD OF THE NEIGHBOURHOOD AND THE PLANET
Regional air pollution
  Cleaner production across the boundary
  Hong Kong and climate change
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Hands Across the Boundary
  Cross-Boundary Infrastructure and the Environment
 
  Persistent Organic Pollutants
  Examples of Cleaner Production


Resource Materials*
Highlights in 2007
LOVING A GREEN HONG KONG
Greening daily life
  Greening schools
  Greening the community
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Celebrating the Environment
  Encouraging Green Business


Resource Materials*


 
Consumer Service and Partnerships Environmental Assessment and Planning
Highlights in 2007
SAGE GREEN ADVICE FOR OPERATORS
Compliance Assistance Centre
  Partnerships with key industries
  Environmental Guide for Smart Business
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Promoting Environmental Management Systems
  Handling Enquiries and Complaints


Resource Materials*
Highlights in 2007
PROTECTING OUR FUTURE ENVIRONMENT
SEA case study: Hong Kong 2030
  EIA case study: Kau Sai Chau golf course
  Responding to public concerns
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
3-D Visuals for EIAs
  Web-based Resources


Resource Materials*


 
Air Noise
Highlights in 2007
CLEAR OBJECTIVES FOR CLEANER AIR
Air quality in Hong Kong
  Power plants
  Motor vehicle emissions
  Air Quality Objectives review
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Banning Idling Engines
  Volatile Organic Compounds


Resource Materials*
Highlights in 2007
THE GEOGRAPHY OF NOISE
Mapping noise
  Low noise road surfaces
  Noise barriers
  Educating drivers and the public
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
How We Map Noise in Hong Kong
  Persuading Operators to Reduce Noise


Resource Materials*


 
Waste Water
Highlights in 2007
A SUSTAINABLE STRATEGY FOR WASTE
The waste problem in Hong Kong
  Source separation of waste
  Other initiatives to reduce waste
  Treatment and disposal
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Green Lunch
  Green Support for the Olympics
  A Community Resource
  Waste to Energy at Landfills
  New Land Contamination Standards


Resource Materials*
Highlights in 2007
THE FUTURE IS SECURE FOR A CLEANER HARBOUR
Funding sewage services
  Building HATS
  Disinfection
  Other progress in sewage services
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Livestock Waste
  Typhoon Shelters


Resource Materials*


 
Nature Conservation Environmental Compliance
Highlights in 2007
A WINNING FORMULA FOR HONG KONG'S WILDLIFE
Managing sensitive areas
  Protecting bird life in Long Valley
  Establishing a butterfly haven in Fung Yuen
  Further information on Nature Conservation
  Looking Ahead


Resource Materials*
Highlights in 2007
THE DETECTIVE WORK OF POLLUTION CONTROL
Keeping the Shing Mun River clean
  Nullah pollution in old urban areas
  Minimising the impacts of Route 9
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Real Time Monitoring
  Electronic Waste
  Prosecutions


Resource Materials*


 
Energy Substainable Development
Highlights in 2007
GREENING OUR ENERGY SECTOR
Reducing consumption
  Regulating the power industry
  Improving energy efficiency
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Renewable Energy
  Energy Efficiency in Government


Resource Materials*
Highlights in 2007
PUBLIC INPUT IS NECESSARY
The Council for Sustainable Development
  Our work in schools
  Our work in the community
  Looking Ahead

Topical Issues
Sustainability Assessment
  On-line Resource Centre


Resource Materials*


   
* Linked to Environmental Protection Department homepage for Topics 1-11, and to Environment Bureau homepage for Topics 12-13.