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The proposed concrete plant in Tseung Kwan O Area 137 advocates the use of caverns to replace pollution reduction issues

2021-12-02T07:00:18.717Z

The government is studying the relocation of the Yau Tong Concrete Plant to Area 137 in Tseung Kwan O. As the plant will bring a lot of pollution to the district, it has caused opposition from the residents in the district. Today (2nd) Professional Motivation members and Sai Kung District Council members lead residents



The government is studying the relocation of the Yau Tong Concrete Plant to Area 137 in Tseung Kwan O.

As the plant will bring a lot of pollution to the district, it has caused opposition from the residents in the district.

Today (2nd), the professional power members and the Saigon district councilors brought their signatures to the Government Headquarters to submit a petition letter to the Development Bureau, urging the authorities to develop a cement plant in a sealed cavern scheme to reduce environmental pollution.


Fo Tong O, Area 137, Tseung Kwan O, is a temporary filling storage site that will expire in 2023. The government intends to move the concrete plant in Yau Tong to the upper site.

Today's Professional Motivation member and candidate for the Southeastern New Territories Constituency of the Legislative Council, Lin Suwei, Sai Kung District Councillor Fang Kwok Shan, Cheung Mei Hung and Chen Jiwei, who are also members of Professional Motivation, went to the government headquarters to petition.

Before sending the letter to the representatives of the Development Bureau, they chanted slogans "Refuse to move the cement plant into Tseung Kwan O", "Don't eat dust", "Don't fly dust", and "Suggest a concrete plant cave plan."

Lin Suwei urged the authorities to consider the opinions of local residents and move the cement plant into a cave to develop in a sealed form, which is more environmentally friendly.

(Photo by Zeng Fengting)

Lin Suwei pointed out that today’s operation was carried out with the signatures of more than 10,000 residents of Tseung Kwan O. She mentioned that several cement plants in Yau Tong have been polluted with miasma in the past two decades, and complaints have continued, causing 100,000 residents in the area to "eclipse the sun" and increase the air. Pollution and noise pollution. Traffic accidents involving dumping sand and gravel directly into the sea, falling cement on roads and cement trucks are frequent. The pollution situation has not improved for many years. Now that the factory is moved to Tseung Kwan O, it means that pollution will be brought into another place. A residential area of ​​100,000 inhabitants.

More than 10,000 residents of Tseung Kwan O signed their opposition to the establishment of a concrete plant in Area 137 of Tseung Kwan O.

(Photo by Zeng Fengting)

Lin Suwei urged the authorities to consider the opinions of local residents and move the cement plant into a cave to develop in a sealed form, which is more environmentally friendly.

She believes that the land in District 137 should be reserved for public housing development to solve the shortage of public housing supply and demand in Hong Kong.

Lin Suwei urged the authorities to consider the opinions of local residents and move the cement plant into a cave to develop in a sealed form, which is more environmentally friendly.

She believes that the land in District 137 should be reserved for public housing development to solve the shortage of public housing supply and demand in Hong Kong.

(Photo by Zeng Fengting)

In June last year, the Development Bureau revealed that it was studying to find a suitable site for setting up a concrete plant in Tseung Kwan O Area 137 to replace the Yau Tong concrete plant.

At that time, it was pointed out that because the concrete plant needs to set up factories in the development area to support the construction projects in the vicinity, the site was selected on the seaside land in District 137 to transport various materials for making concrete by water to avoid increasing land traffic pressure.

Lin Suwei once ran for the Ao Tang constituency in the 2019 District Council elections and received 2,762 votes, losing to former Saigon District Council Vice Chairman and the democratic loyalist Lu Man Kwong.

Those who signed up for the southeastern constituency of the New Territories included Lee Sai-wing of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong and the non-organizational Sai Kung District Council Vice Chairman Choi Ming Hei.

Members of the proposed concrete plant in Tseung Kwan O Area 137 urge the government to find another place far away from residential buildings. The Development Bureau plans to set up a concrete plant in Tseung Kwan O Area 137. Residents oppose concerns about increasing air pollution

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Source: hk1

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