it's only a matter of time
Hong Kong’s future depends on reclamation, committee says, as it backs plan for work at six sites | South China Morning Post
Land Supply Task force says the only option is to follow the governments recommendation of reclamation even though it admits it didn't review all the other options.
According to the newspaper, the committee generally agreed to reclaim the sea (eg Central China waters and the East Lantau Metropolis). Yes some committee memebes did raise concerns about the marine pollution. But I think in the end they agreed to reclaiming the sea.