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  1. News - China Insider - POLLUTION

    Rivers run black with sewage in Shenzhen

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 06:07pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Filled with pollutants, Shenzhen's Maozhou River is scheduled for an extensive clean-up operation that will finish in 2015 Filled with floating rubbish, stinking of sewage and darkened to a shade of black – this is Maozhou River, Shenzhen’s largest river and one of the most heavily polluted parts of the Pearl River Delta. The river basin, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1299798/rivers-run-black-sewage-shenzhen
  2. News - China - POLLUTION

    Pollution at some mainland industrial plants 10 times safe limit, study finds

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 04:20am by Li Jing

    ... at 8.6 times the national standard even after air pollution had reached hazardous levels. Emissions from many Zhejiang factories also breached the limits when the Pearl River Delta was shrouded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1405781/pollution-some-mainland-industrial-plants-10-times-safe-limit-study-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Report finds city's air is getting dirtier each year

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:12am by Ernest Kao

    ... more to bad air than external pollution from widely blamed sources such as coal-fired plants in the Pearl River Delta. Overall levels of average nitrogen dioxide concentrations recorded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1402538/report-finds-citys-air-getting-dirtier-each-year
  4. News - China - POLLUTION

    Shanghai grinds to a halt as smog nears top of air pollution scale

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 11:57am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... severely affected. A cold front arrived in the Yangtze River Delta region on Thursday but was too weak to blow air pollutants out to sea. The wind only brought more pollutants into the region ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1374386/children-and-elderly-told-stay-home-severe-smog-continues-envelop
  5. News - World - POLLUTION

    E-waste and other toxic pollution threatens hundreds of millions

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... are Indonesia's Citarum River Basin in West Java, an area that is home to about nine million people, but also some 2,000 factories. The river, which is used among other things for human consumption ... into the Buriganga, Dhaka's main river and key water supply. The Niger River Delta in Nigeria and the Matanza-Riachuelo River Basin in Argentina were also added to the list. Several toxic industrial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1348511/e-waste-and-other-toxic-pollution-threatens-hundreds-millions
  6. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Regional think tank proposed to curb air pollution problems

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Regional think tank proposed to curb air pollution Hong Kong and its neighbours in the Pearl River Delta should establish a "regional think tank" ... Kong to see if they could be replicated elsewhere. Zhu said if the proposal bore fruit, a similar partnership could be adopted to solve pollution in other regions such as the Yangtze River ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1341467/regional-think-tank-proposed-curb-air-pollution-problems
  7. News - China - POLLUTION

    Dongguan authorities admit water from Dongjiang not fit to drink

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Dongjiang water not fit to drink Dongguan authorities have admitted for the first time that water from the city's section of the Dongjiang, or East River ... rivers, supplies drinking water to Hong Kong and a dozen Pearl River Delta cities including Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dongguan and Huizhou . The water used by Hong Kong does not come from the Dongguan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1020422/dongguan-authorities-admit-water-dongjiang-not-fit-drink
  8. News - China - POLLUTION

    Most cities expected to fail to meet stricter new air pollution standards

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... river deltas - published hourly and daily pollution readings on government websites. "It's remarkable that the number of cities offering public access to real-time PM2.5 data has gone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1118612/most-cities-expected-fail-meet-stricter-new-air-pollution-standards
  9. News - China - POLLUTION

    Guangdong villagers' fury at children's lead poisoning

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... producing large amounts of dust that residents said contaminated rivers and groundwater. Lead pollution is a rare result of power plants, but the situation in Lianzhou is unique because coal from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1021288/guangdong-villagers-fury-childrens-lead-poisoning

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