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  1. News - China - POLLUTION

    China's pollution data too hazy to know if leaders' war on smog is working

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:16am by Bloomberg

    ... in the data across the country, with less than half the polluters in some provinces complying with a July 2013 edict from the Ministry of Environmental Protection to publish emissions data online, ... was in operation, releasing emissions within the limit for nitrogen oxide. "We're doing a lot to meet the environmental standard," Li said. "Without us, the sky would be even ...

  2. News - China - POLLUTION

    Sulphur plant pollutes reservoir in Chongqing

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:36am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Sulphur plant pollutes reservoir A reservoir in Chongqing has been contaminated by a sulphur processing plant, threatening the safety of water supplies to more than 50,000 villagers in nearby areas, state media reported yesterday. Environmental protection officials found traces of the chemical compound sodium ethyl xanthate in the reservoir ...

  3. News - China - POLLUTION

    Guangdong proposes illegal polluters pay fines equal to 30pc of losses

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 03:49pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com A top executive involved in a dirty project could also lose half their annual salary under tougher measures in a new draft regulation Anyone who pollutes illegally in Guangdong may have to pay up to 30 per cent of the direct economic losses that it causes, according to a new draft regulation issued by the provincial environmental protection ...

  4. News - China - POLLUTION

    Drones catch out industrial polluters in missions over north

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 04:25am by BLOOM

    ... found to have "serious environmental problems", the Ministry of Environmental Protection said on its website. Data gathered by the drones indicate a quarter of the 254 businesses ... means that companies secretly discharging pollutants at night or at weekends would find no place to hide, Xinhua reported, citing Chen Shanrong, the deputy head of environmental supervision ...

  5. News - China - POLLUTION

    Hong Kong-funded pollution reports on Guangdong kept from public

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:25am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Mimi Lau

    ... each, both studies were completed and filed to the commissioning body, the Environmental Protection Department, in June 2011. But it was only in May this year that the department quietly ... technical annexes. That report formed the basis on which the first cross-border emission-reduction targets were set. A spokesman for the Guangdong Environmental Protection Bureau insisted ...

  6. News - China - POLLUTION

    With vehicles top source of smog-causing pollutant, study suggests halving Pearl River Delta traffic

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:25am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... not elaborate on how traffic could be halved. It was funded by Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department. The summary also reported that the share of industrial emissions was about 25 per ...

  7. News - China - POLLUTION

    Make 30pc of vehicles 'new energy' models by 2016, Chinese cities and government departments told

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:25am by Eric Ng

    ... "facilitate technological improvement of the new-energy vehicle industry, promote the environmental protection industry's development and tackle air pollution". Former health minister Chen ...

  8. News - China - POLLUTION

    Monitoring to force China to come clean on air pollution

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... be necessary to reduce pollution. The reporting changes were announced on Friday by the Ministry of Environmental Protection, which said data collected from 496 monitoring sites would be available ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Intensive monitoring in mainland cities will curb the manipulation of data on air quality Officials forced to come clean on pollution Environmental experts say ...

  9. News - World - POLLUTION

    London faces new smog threat from switch to diesel fuel

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:06pm by BLOOM

    ... and it was averaging 83 micrograms this year, according to King’s College.   In contrast, Beijing had a concentration of 56 micrograms last year, according to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection ...

  10. News - China - POLLUTION

    Powerful emitters ignore Beijing carbon scheme deadline and question its authority, says report

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:51pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... a list of scheme participants. State-owned enterprises (SOEs) routinely ignore environmental regulations issued by local governments, one of the main reasons why China is struggling to cut soaring pollution levels despite issuing a raft of environmental policies in the last couple of years. A new law mandates all companies to follow environmental regulations regardless ...




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