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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing to get powers to shut factories and punish officials in smog battle

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:17am by Reuters

    ... which are mandatory for all new industrial projects, to force powerful industrial firms such as Sinopec and the China National Petroleum Corporation to cut emissions at some of their plants. ... to bolster the fight against pollution The government is set to pass law changes that will give it more powers to shut polluting factories, punish officials and place protected regions off-limits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1482779/beijing-get-powers-shut-factories-and-punish-officials-smog-battle
  2. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Enforcement seen as key in China’s new environmental markets

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:03pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... strong, and they are going to oppose this,” said Barbara Finamore, China director at US think-tank the National Resources Defence Council (NRDC). The first year of trading in Shenzhen, the first ... Reuters in Beijing Experts say mooted market designed to control air pollution will fail unless enforcement is adequately policed China’s plan for a market in air pollution permits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1458470/enforcement-seen-key-chinas-new-environmental-markets
  3. 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 ... manner", instead of going to court, to save costs and resources. Further details of the agreement could not be disclosed, he said, citing the confidentiality clause. The spokesman said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1470007/compensation-deal-struck-clean-plastic-pellets-spilled-typhoon
  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, ...

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

    Rare seahorses found living in river estuaries off Lantau and Sai Kung

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... around Tap Mun (Grass Island), including Hoi Ha Wan Marine Park and Fung Wong Wat, according to the Eco-Education & Resources Centre and Green Power study. The findings shed light ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1480929/green-study-reveals-rare-seahorses-risk-government-development
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Tianjin says it won't allow steel or cement plants, to curb pollution

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... the region of Beijing, Hebei and Tianjin as one of the key targets of a programme to curb big industries like steel, thermal power and cement, all major sources of smog. "I believe ... said Chu Yang, an analyst at China Policy, a Beijing-based consultancy. The nation's leaders have struggled to meet its environmental goals, with economic growth long at the top of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483121/tianjin-says-it-wont-allow-steel-or-cement-plants-curb-pollution
  7. ENVIRONMENT

    To cut smog, Hebei turns to neighbours

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

    ... that often blankets much of the north, which is home to big polluting industries such as steel, cement and thermal power, has proved difficult. On Wednesday, Beijing said about a third 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/article/1485881/cut-smog-hebei-turns-neighbours
  8. 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, ... government statistics, show a drop in re-export volumes of 17.5 per cent. This was driven by a 90 per cent drop in re-exports to mainland China from 1.2 million kilograms in 2012 to 113,973kg. ...

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

    Beijing says one-third of its pollution comes from outside the city

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:51pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing About a third of the air pollution in China’s smog-hit capital comes from outside the city, official media reported on Wednesday, citing a pollution watchdog. Chen Tian, ... of China’s 10 most polluted cities in 2013, according to official data. The central government has identified the heavily industrialised Beijing-Hebei-Tianjin region as one of the main fronts in its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483755/beijing-says-one-third-its-pollution-comes-outside-city
  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Lanzhou to build second water supply after benzene scare

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:55am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Petrochemical, a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation, the country’s largest oil company, investigators said. Wang said the municipal government has started preliminary work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483703/lanzhou-build-second-water-supply-after-benzene-scare

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