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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Pollution targets will test new leadership

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... of fostering economic growth and conservation. The idea was first included in Hu's speech to the 17th party congress in 2007. But the country's first attempt to gauge the true price ... Poor environmental legacy and rising public anger could prove a headache for leadership The inclusion of "promoting ecological progress" as a goal in the Communist Party ...

  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China faces largest ecological deficit ever, WWF report finds

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing jiangtao.shi@scmp.com Carbon and other pollutants far exceed process capacity of country's ecosystems, jeopardising human health and a dozen species, report finds China faces largest ecological deficit ever China is experienci ...

  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Obama's delay of Keystone pipeline decision angers proponents and critics

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:39am by AP

    ... in their own party's president. Keystone opponents were split, with some praising the delay and others chiding President Barack Obama for not vetoing it outright. [It] should also request ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Lawmakers split over controversial HK$20b waste landfill and incinerator plans

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 03:09pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... But the pan-democrats stood firm in opposing the two items. Kenneth Chan Ka-lok, of the Civic Party, said he didn't trust the government to give serious consideration to waste recycling and reduction after ... to this and simply support it." Wu Chi-wai, of the Democratic Party, said his party colleagues would not support the move unless they could see real cross-departmental efforts to boost waste recycling. ...

  5. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Alibaba users roped into national water quality survey

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... to promise greater efforts to tackle the problem in a speech at last month's National People's Congress. Sixteen mainland cities are listed among the planet's 20 most-polluted, ...

  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Gansu tap water contamination blamed on oil pipeline leak

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 06:56pm by Minnie Chan

    ... water for nearly one month. The authorities started to take action to solve the problem as they realised it's impossible to cover up the severe contamination." Lanzhou party head Lu ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Compensation deal struck for clean-up of plastic pellets spilled in typhoon

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by Ada Lee, CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with an unidentified party over the cost of the clean-up of a massive spill of plastic pellets in the city's waters during one of the most powerful typhoons to hit in recent years. The Marine Department ... involved in the clean-up. "After active negotiations amongst the parties concerned, a settlement agreement was reached for a sum to be paid by the party concerned to the government ...

  8. News - China Insider - ENVIRONMENT

    Violence, arrests in Guangdong city of Maoming as locals rally against petrochemical plant

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 02:18pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... morning. Several others were detained in the afternoon, he said. The local municipal government information office, the local Communist Party propaganda department and the information office ... announced an inquiry into former senior municipal official Feng Limei.   Last year, the Communist Party’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection sent more than 70 anti-graft investigators ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Landfill, incinerator plans pass Legco's environmental affairs panel

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:57pm by Ada Lee

    ... on reclaimed land at Shek Kwu Chau, a plan opposed by people who live on nearby islands. Pan-democrats, including members of the Democratic Party, NeoDemocrats, and Civic Party, were against ... of Hong Kong and the Business and Professionals Alliance. Liberal Party lawmakers were absent and Cyd Ho Sau-lan, of the Labour Party, did not vote because she is the panel's chairwoman. ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Regulators order swift end to smog insurance sales

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 12:42pm by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... The country’s worsening air quality is at the top of the list of concerns of party leaders, anxious to douse potential unrest as a more affluent urban population turns against a growth-at-all-costs ...




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