Summary: Antonio Da Roza, Jessica Hefes

Originally reported: South China Morning Post

Date: 6/2/10

Originally: 30/7/09

Cost-benefit analysis misleading [1]

The Chinese University Hong Kong’s School of Public Health criticized the lack of timetable for the adoption of the WHO’s Interim Targets as the current AQOs are inadequate for health protection. The EPD has chosen to apply the interim targets rather than Rather than aiming for the WHO’s stringent air quality guidelines.


  1. Cleaner air objectives are inadequate, SCMP, 30/07/09