Study on relative significance of local and regional air pollution sources in Hong Kong.
This included submissions made to the Legislative Council Environmental Affairs Panel for discussion on 27th November 2006. This document included submissions from Civic Exchange, Department of Community and Family Medicine of Chines University of Hong Kong, Depart of Community Medicine of The University of Hong Kong and Institute for the Environment of The Hong Kong…
Today a group of health, science and public policy researchers launched the Air Quality Objectives Concern Group (AQOCG) and called for Hong Kong’s Air Quality
Objectives (AQO) to be set at levels that protect public health.
Members of the Air Quality Objective Concern Group (AQOCG), a recently formed group of local researchers campaigning for Hong Kong’s AQOs to be set at levels that protect public health, expressed disappointment at the Chief Executive’s lack of understanding of the issue.
Press Release: Tsang Fails to Address Improving Air Quality, Ignores Growing Community and Global Health Concerns
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive, Donald Tsang, failed the test he set himself to focus on an “overall strategic direction”, “targets for different stages”, “guiding principles” and
establishment of “specific policies initiatives” for environmental protection.
The World Health Organization (WHO) today released its new Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs), setting “a challenge for governments around the world to improve air quality in their cities in order to protect people’s heath”.