Thursday, November 27, 2014   

Airport Authority challenged over claims on white dolphins
(08-11 19:03)

Members of a government advisory committee have challenged claims contained in a report by the Airport Authority that Chinese White Dolphins will return to their original habitat after construction of a third runway is completed.
At a meeting to discuss the Environmental Impact Assessment report, members criticized the Authority for assuming without scientific evidence that the dolphins displaced by the construction would return to north Lantau after the works are finished.
The Airport Authority says the third runway is urgently needed to cope with the rising air traffic demand.
The cost of the project, initially estimated at HK$136 billion, is expected to be tens of billions of dollars higher. --RTHK   
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