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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Cradle of Communist Party at centre of dead pig fiasco

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Region famed as the birthplace of China's Communist Party forced to revise its methods after tide of rotting hogs is linked to its farmers Source of dead pigs traced to revered historical site For decades, the river-laced city of Jiaxing in northern Zhejiang province has prided itself as the birthplace of the Chinese Communist Party. In 1921, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1204193/cradle-communist-party-centre-dead-pig-fiasco
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Plenum push towards 'greener' economy faces challenges

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:53am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Communist Party's plans to establish 'ecological red lines' requires a host of new laws but leaves the public on the sidelines Push towards 'greener' economy faces challenges The Communist Party has vowed to seek a more balanced model of development by shifting local governments' focus away from breakneck economic growth, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1358870/plenum-push-towards-greener-economy-faces-challenges
  3. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China seeks solution to providing clean drinking water supplies

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 05:06pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... the South China Morning Post has learned. Fortunately, most people in China habitually boil water before drinking, killing off the organisms and reducing the risk of outbreaks. But many foreign ... be costly and some experts question whether the central government would be prepared to commit sufficient resources to the funding. They also wonder if replacement is the most efficient solution. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486936/china-seeks-solution-providing-clean-drinking-water-supplies
  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    China's 'eco-cities' struggle for traction

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... the governments of China and Singapore, will one day be a "model for sustainable development" only 40 kilometres from Tianjin's city centre and 150 kilometres from Beijing. To Wang, 36, ... in a sun-drenched front lobby more befitting a wealthy technology start-up than an educational institution. Xu said tuition of about 400 yuan (HK$500) a month was less than half that in central Tianjin. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483122/chinas-eco-cities-struggle-traction
  5. 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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1461609/violence-arrests-guangdong-city-maoming-locals-rally-against
  6. 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

    ... the subcommittee before they can be put before the Finance Committee. While some Tseung Kwan O residents booed lawmakers who supported the landfill plan, huge rifts among the lawmakers remained unresolved ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1483909/lawmakers-split-over-controversial-hk20-billion-waste-landfill-and
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Shark fin trade from Hong Kong to China drops almost 90 per cent in one year

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 06:36pm by Ernest Kao

    ... sharply Trade in shark fins from Hong Kong to mainland China dropped by almost 90 per cent last year, a green group revealed. Overall imports to Hong Kong fell 35 per cent compared with 2012, WWF-Hong Kong added. The fall comes amid a crackdown by the central government on extravagance and corruption, and pressure by environmental groups to stamp out the trade. The figures, drawn from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1469412/hong-kong-shark-fin-imports-fall-35pc
  8. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Gansu tap water contamination blamed on oil pipeline leak

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

    ... Lanzhou Petrochemical's oil pipeline lies under this ditch," Yan was quoted as saying, adding that the leakage had been located and repairs were under way. China Central Television ... company blamed for tainted water in Lanzhou The contamination of drinking water in Lanzhou, Gansu province, was caused by a pipeline leak involving a subsidiary of China's largest oil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1478754/crude-oil-leak-blamed-gansu-water-contamination
  9. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    'Toxic' soil pollution report sparks new fears over safety of mainland's home-grown food

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 03:16am by Associated Press and agencies in Beijing

    ... industrialisation – in the Yangtze and Pearl River deltas of southern China, and parts of the northeast – the government admitted on Thursday as it revealed the findings of a survey previously kept secret. ... of the country repeatedly blanketed in thick smog and waterways and land polluted. In response to public pressure, the central government has now released more accurate data on air pollution. The soil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1486401/area-chinas-polluted-soil-twice-size-spain-survey-reveals
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    To cut smog, Hebei turns to neighbours

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 02:26pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... The central government has designated the urban cluster as a key area for clean-up efforts. But it also wants the three areas to integrate better, and the National Development and Reform Commission ... of the capital’s levels of PM2.5, tiny particles that can enter the bloodstream, came from nearby cities. Hebei was home to seven of China’s 10 most polluted cities last year, which researchers blamed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1485881/cut-smog-hebei-turns-neighbours

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