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Environmental Protection Administration

Polluter insurance scheme to hold firms accountable

The mainland's environmental watchdog will set up a liability insurance system in an attempt to hold industrial polluters accountable.

Tuesday, 19 February, 2008, 12:00am

Tough warning on pollution of rivers, lakes

The mainland's top environmental watchdog has warned that worsening pollution of major rivers and lakes poses a daunting challenge to Beijing's ability to rule and achieve social harmony.

4 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Factories put on hold by green watchdog

China's top environmental watchdog has halted dozens of proposed industrial projects involving a total investment of nearly 150 billion yuan this year because of risks to the environment, a official said.

6 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Pollution a 'blasting fuse' for unrest

Reversing mainland's grim environmental situation is Sepa's top priority in next 15 years, says green watchdog chief

Worsening pollution and the increasing number of environmental catastrophes on the mainland have become 'a blasting fuse' for social instability, the nation's environmental chief has warned.

16 Feb 2006 - 12:00am