Pollution

Air Pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region Falls in First Ten Months of Year

Air Pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region Falls in First Ten Months of Year

The proportion of the number of days with fairly good air quality in Beijing in October reached 80.6 percent, up…

Nov 17, 2017
Xu Wei
Environmental Policies Are Likely to Keep Paper Prices High Through Fourth Quarter

Environmental Policies Are Likely to Keep Paper Prices High Through Fourth Quarter

Share prices at China’s listed paper makers have risen steadily since the start of this year, with the paper-making index…

Nov 17, 2017
Liao Shumin
Removing Shijiazhuang From China’s Heavily Polluted Cities List Is Top Priority for Hebei, Party Secretary Says

Removing Shijiazhuang From China’s Heavily Polluted Cities List Is Top Priority for Hebei, Party Secretary Says

China’s northern province of Hebei must crack down on pollution hard to ensure Shijiazhuang is removed from the nation’s list…

Nov 17, 2017
Xu Wei
Environmental Agency Fines Petro China's Dalian Subsidiary USD1.5 Mln for Causing Excessive Emission

Environmental Agency Fines Petro China's Dalian Subsidiary USD1.5 Mln for Causing Excessive Emission

Petro China Co., the Chinese petroleum giant, lost a lawsuit on air pollution, and was ordered to pay nearly CNY10…

Nov 16, 2017
Chen Juan
Beijing’s ‘Replace Coal with Clean Energy and Reduce Nitrogen’ Project Goes Gangbusters This Year

Beijing’s ‘Replace Coal with Clean Energy and Reduce Nitrogen’ Project Goes Gangbusters This Year

Beijing’s ‘Replace Coal with Clean Energy and Reduce Nitrogen' project is outdoing itself this year, and the annual reduction of…

Nov 15, 2017
Xu Wei
Only Next Administration May Decide If US Pulls From Paris Accord, Diplomats Say

Only Next Administration May Decide If US Pulls From Paris Accord, Diplomats Say

Most people are relieved to see the name of Thomas Shannon, US under-secretary for political affairs and chief negotiator on…

Nov 14, 2017
Feng Difan & Dong Xing & Wang Lei
Haikou Tops List of Most Ecological Environments in China

Haikou Tops List of Most Ecological Environments in China

Haikou, on China’s southern island province of Hainan, topped Chinese cities in their ecological environment indexes this year, followed by…

Nov 10, 2017
Liao Shumin
Sulfur Dioxide Emissions in India Exceed Those in China, NASA Says

Sulfur Dioxide Emissions in India Exceed Those in China, NASA Says

India has overtaken China in the mass of sulfur dioxide emitted as a result of human actions, according to data…

Nov 10, 2017
Xu Wei
China to Extend Plastic Bag Ban to E-Commerce Sector, Says Top Macro-Economic Planner, NDRC

China to Extend Plastic Bag Ban to E-Commerce Sector, Says Top Macro-Economic Planner, NDRC

China’s central government is working on rules that restrict the use of plastic bags and will extend the ban to…

Nov 3, 2017
Dou Shicong
China Looks to Amend Environmental Law to Tackle Nearly 70 Million Tons of Industrial Solid Waste

China Looks to Amend Environmental Law to Tackle Nearly 70 Million Tons of Industrial Solid Waste

Environmental departments in China are suggesting revising the law to control pollution and manage waste disposal as the nation’s stockpiles…

Nov 2, 2017
Dou Shicong
Luoyang City Orders Factories to Cease Production During Winter to Cut Back on Smog

Luoyang City Orders Factories to Cease Production During Winter to Cut Back on Smog

The city of Luoyang in central Henan province will order industrial enterprises to limit or halt production during autumn and…

Oct 27, 2017
Tang Shihua
Heilongjiang Cement Industry Idles to Stop Air Pollution

Heilongjiang Cement Industry Idles to Stop Air Pollution

The cement industry in China’s northeasternmost province of Heilongjiang will shut down from Nov. 1 for five months to ease…

Oct 19, 2017
Tang Shihua

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