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All beaches reopened

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has reopened the last two beaches closed due to the palm stearin spill.

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15 beaches rated 'good'

The Environmental Protection Department has rated water quality at 15 beaches 'good', 21 'fair' and two 'poor' for this weekend.

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Cleanups improving beaches

A gradual improvement has been observed in the condition of beaches and waterways as government departments continue cleaning up the palm stearin spill.

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3 more beaches reopen

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has reopened Repulse Bay, Deep Water Bay and Chung Hom Kok beaches following satisfactory palm stearin cleanup operations.

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2 more beaches reopen

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has reopened Pui O Beach and St Stephen's Beach following satisfactory palm stearin cleanup operations.

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South Bay Beach reopens

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has reopened South Bay Beach in Southern District following satisfactory palm stearin cleanup operations.

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Almost 200t of palm oil collected

Government departments have collected 194 tonnes of palm stearin since it was spilled last week.

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5 beaches reopened

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has announced the reopening of five beaches after considering the progress of their palm stearin cleanup operations. 

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Stearin cleanup progressing

Under Secretary for the Environment Tse Chin-wan has inspected Middle Bay Beach to see the progress of the palm stearin cleanup.

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72 pollution convictions in July

The Environmental Protection Department recorded 72 convictions for pollution offences in July.

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Palm stearin cleanup monitored

Under Secretary for the Environment Tse Chin-wan has visited Upper Cheung Sha Beach on Lantau Island to see the progress of the palm stearin cleanup.

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Clean-up inspection conducted

Under Secretary for the Environment Tse Chin-wan has inspected two beaches on Lamma Island affected by the palm oil spill.

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Importers fined for illegal waste

Four importers have been fined $55,000 in total by Fanling Magistracy for illegally importing hazardous electronic waste.

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More weather photos go live

The Hong Kong Observatory has added real-time weather photos from Clear Water Bay to its website to help the public understand weather conditions in the area and better plan outdoor activities.

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50 tonnes of palm oil cleaned up

Government agencies have so far collected more than 50 tonnes of palm oil spilled at sea after a vessel collision in the Pearl River Estuary on August 5.

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11 beaches rated 'good'

The Environmental Protection Department has rated water quality at 11 beaches 'good', 22 'fair', four 'poor' and one 'very poor' for this weekend.

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Fines issued for illegal waste

A garage owner in Yuen Long and an unlicensed waste collector have been fined $14,000 in total by Fanling Magistracy for illegally handling and collecting chemical waste.

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Partial eclipse set for Aug 7

A partial lunar eclipse will occur in Hong Kong in the late evening of August 7.

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KS Wong conducts home visits

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong has visited elderly and needy families in North District as part of the Celebrations for All project.

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