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Pollution advisory issued

The Environmental Protection Department has advised people to reduce physical exertion and outdoor activities due to higher than normal pollution levels.

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19 pollution convictions recorded

The Environmental Protection Department recorded 19 convictions for pollution offences in June.

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Glass recycling reaches milestone

The number of glass-bottle collection points at housing estates has reached 600, the Environmental Protection Department announces.

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15 beaches rated 'good'

The Environmental Protection Department has rated water quality at 15 beaches ‘good’ for this weekend, with 18 ‘fair’ and six ‘poor’.

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Bag publicity drive opens

The Environmental Protection Department is holding a publicity event at the Hong Kong Book Fair to promote the full implementation of the plastic shopping bag charging scheme early next year.

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Dual-fuel taxis get exemptions

Owners of taxis that can run on both petrol and liquefied petroleum gas who are seeking first registration will be granted exemptions from the requirements of being powered by either fuel, the Environmental Protection Department announces.

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WMO presidency extended

Hong Kong Observatory Director Shun Chi-ming has been re-elected President of the World Meteorological Organisation’s Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology.

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Volcano attraction opens

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong has opened a new attraction at the Hong Kong Global Geopark of China - the Volcano Discovery Centre.

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Energy committee head re-appointed

Prof Raymond So has been re-appointed as Energy Advisory Committee Chairman.

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HK hosts geopark roundtable conference

Representatives of more than 10 geoparks from around the world participated in the Asia Pacific Geoparks Network - Roundtable Conference 2014 in Hong Kong.

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Young water ambassadors appointed

The Water Supplies Department has appointed 523 primary students as Water Conservation Ambassadors.

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12 beaches rated 'good'

The Environmental Protection Department has rated water quality at 12 beaches ‘good’ for this weekend, with 23 ‘fair’ and four ‘poor’.

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Volcano Discovery Centre to open

Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has setup the Hong Kong Global Geopark Volcano Discovery Centre at the Sai Kung promenade to introduce the geopark’s features.

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New weather website starts

The Hong Kong Observatory has launched a world weather information service website.

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Endangered turtles released

The Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department has released four sea turtles into the wild, which had been in the care of Ocean Park.

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14 beaches rated 'good'

The Environmental Protection Department has graded water quality 'good' at 14 beaches for this weekend.

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Landfill fund committee set up

The Environment Bureau has set up a steering committee to advise the Government on a funding scheme to revitalise restored landfills.

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Emission spot checks set

The Environmental Protection Department will use roadside remote sensing equipment to spot vehicles with excessive emissions, starting from September 1.

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Putting waste in its place

Even if every Hong Kong resident follows the Environment Bureau’s blueprint for sustainable resource use, calling on society to “use less, waste less,” the city must expand its landfills and build an incinerator. An environmental engineer explains why.

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Green summit urges less waste

The Environmental Campaign Committee and the Environmental Protection Department held the "Go Green, Waste Less" Summit, a platform for sharing experience in promoting environmental protection.

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