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December 10th, 2008:

Cruise Terminal May Worsen Air

SCMP – Updated on 10 December 2008

Development of a cruise terminal at the old airport at Kai Tak might worsen air quality, says the environmental impact assessment report. The report, released yesterday for public comment, said fuel burned by cruisers berthing at the terminal might become an air-pollution threat to a tourism complex nearby. To mitigate the impact, the report said the government was considering building an onshore power supply.