Toxic river dumpers facing court action

Mainland lawyers and environmentalists plan to file a lawsuit against a chemical plant accused of contaminating the Nanpan River in Yunnan, a main tributary of the Pearl River, for more than two decades.

Thursday, 1 September, 2011, 12:00am

Toxic waste 'serious' in Yunnan water

Illegal dumping of toxic chromium waste has 'seriously affected' drinking water in eastern Yunnan province, the Ministry of Water Resources announced, contrary to earlier claims by the local government.

19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Experts to probe toxic dumping

The Ministry of Water Resources has dispatched a team to investigate the possible ecological impact of the illegal dumping of more than 5,000 tonnes of toxic chromium residue reported in the media.

15 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Shanxi city shuts polluting factories

300 more on environmental watchdog's black list face closure

A city in Shanxi province has permanently cut power supplies to 162 polluting factories and plans to shut down about 300 more in the first half of this year in response to blacklisting by the central government's environmental watchdog.

8 Mar 2007 - 12:00am


Datang International Power Generation

Failed to shut down generators at the Tangshan Power Plant as required

China Huadian Corporation

Failed to shut down a generator at the Panzhihua Power Plant as required

China Huaneng Group

Failed to shut down generators and install desulfurisation devices at its Wulashan Power Plant

11 Jan 2007 - 12:00am