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Heavy metals and toxics found in CLP’s fly ash

Press release | 2005-10-03 at 8:00

Greenpeace found toxic heavy metals, namely mercury and arsenic, in the fly ash produced by China Light and Power (CLP). Both mercury and arsenic have not been completely captured by the existing pollution control devices, a prolonged exposure to...

Buck-passing on Hong Kong Air Pollution must stop!

Press release | 2005-09-29 at 20:38

Greenpeace today took action to expose the buck-passing between the SAR government and the two power companies over action to mitigate the city’s atrocious air pollution. Greenpeace volunteers performed a social satire involving two clowns...

Greenpeace launches “Sure Wind” campaign and website

Press release | 2005-09-19 at 19:57

Greenpeace China, together with Shih Wing Ching, Leung Man To, Audrey Eu, Cyd Ho and Chung Kin Man, set up a wind turbine in Hong Kong near the Queen’s Pier in Central. While Hong Kong’s first real wind turbine has recently been erected in Lamma...

Greenpeace launches “Shopper’s Guide to avoiding GE Food” with doubled Food Brands go...

Press release | 2005-09-15 at 8:00

Greenpeace today launched the 2005 edition of the “Shoppers’ Guide to Avoiding GE-Food”. “We received the good news that two famous moon cake brands, Wing Wah and Kee Wah, have reacted positively to consumer demand this year and promised to phase...

Toxic Technology contaminates e-waste recycling yards in China and India

Press release | 2005-08-17 at 15:01

Greenpeace International today released a report of its scientific investigations into the hazardous chemicals found in the scrap yards where electronic waste is recycled in China and India. The results from analysing the dust from workshops, as...

APP vows not to break Chinese laws

Press release | 2005-08-12 at 17:57

Global paper and pulp giant Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) vows to abide by Chinese regulation after being criticized by Greenpeace and the Chinese government for its illegal logging practices in China. Greenpeace welcomes APP’s commitment, but...

Illegal GE rice found in Chinese supermarket

Press release | 2005-08-03 at 13:51

Greenpeace has discovered illegal genetically engineered (GE) rice in Carrefour’s store in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province in China. Greenpeace demands Carrefour to withdraw and stop selling rice from Hubei, and warns that other retailers...

Shameless CLP continues coal-burning pollution

Press release | 2005-07-25 at 8:00

Today our activists exposed the “Five Environmental Sins” committed by China Light and Power, and protested outside the Legislative Council (Legco) together with their members, Emily Lau, Kwong Chi Kin, Li Wah Ming and Leung Kwok Hung, during the...

Greenpeace blesses for better air quality and a wonderful 2008 Olympics

Press release | 2005-07-08 at 8:00

On 8th July 2005, to celebrate Hong Kong’s success in winning the hosting of equestrian event for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, our activists went to Murray Building, in Central, where the long-awaited announcement was made, and performed a...

Climate change on G8 priority list

Press release | 2005-06-30 at 8:00

The UK Government has prioritised climate change for their G8 (1) and EU Presidencies this year (2) and less than a week before the G8 Summit starts (7-8 July), Greenpeace and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched “Windforce 12”, a...

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