Do we want a waste Incinerator in the Islands?
The Government has published plans to build a super-incinerator as the centerpiece of their so-called “integrated” waste management strategy.
Based on a questionable Environmental Impact Assessment study, they have chosen a site adjoining Shek Kwu Chau island, which lies between Chi Ma Wan and Cheung Chau off South Lantau, in preference to an already degraded site next to an existing power station at Tsang Tsui Ash Lagoons.
LIM urges the Government to scrap this plan and introduce a genuinely integrated waste reduction, recycling and management strategy instead.
The Government’s reasoning
The government claims the Shek Kwu Chau site is to be preferred because:
The Real Issues
However, a closer examination of the facts reveals:
So why choose such an inappropriate site? Perhaps it is believed we would be a softer target than the well-represented urban population of Tuen Mun?
How you can help prove them wrong?
If you care about our environment and want to show your support for the LIM position on the super-incinerator, please contact us for the full details of the next steps proposed by LIM. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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