15 Hong Kong green groups accuse government of rushing through environmental assessment of Lantau project

Fifteen green groups in Hong Kong have accused authorities of skipping a strategic environmental assessment of a plan to create artificial islands off Lantau Island and failing to consider alternative solutions to land shortage in space-starved Hong Kong.The groups on Tuesday called on the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) to “act as a gatekeeper” and reject three project profiles that they said the government had rushed through. The profiles provide details on works related to the…


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