Pollution

Ningbo’s Trash-Sorting Scheme Now Covers 82% of the City

Ningbo’s Trash-Sorting Scheme Now Covers 82% of the City

A trash-sorting scheme in Ningbo, a port city in eastern China, has enabled waste handlers to more easily classify garbage…

Oct 18, 2018
Li Gang
China's Steel Rust Belt Tangshan to Lift Production Ban for Low-Emission Firms

China's Steel Rust Belt Tangshan to Lift Production Ban for Low-Emission Firms

China's Steel Rust Belt Tangshan to Lift Production Ban for Low-Emission Firms. Hebei's Tangshan, China's major steelmaking city, has changed…

Sep 20, 2018
Tang Shihua
China’s Jiangsu Province Wins Damages Against Chemical Firm in First Such Case

China’s Jiangsu Province Wins Damages Against Chemical Firm in First Such Case

The Chinese eastern province of Jiangsu has won damages against a local chemical maker in the country’s first case of a provincial government taking a company to court for environmental damages.

Aug 28, 2018
Chen Juan & Liu Jing
China Tianying’s Vietnam Unit Signs Trash Power Generation Project With Hanoi

China Tianying’s Vietnam Unit Signs Trash Power Generation Project With Hanoi

China Tianying will invest in a domestic waste incineration power generation project in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi through a…

Aug 23, 2018
Tang Shihua
Lung Cancer Tops Others, Claims Most Victims in China, Report Says

Lung Cancer Tops Others, Claims Most Victims in China, Report Says

Lung cancer has the greatest incidence of all cases of the disease in China, a newly released research report says.

Aug 21, 2018
Chen Juan
Beijing’s Seventh Ring Road Opens to Traffic

Beijing’s Seventh Ring Road Opens to Traffic

China has opened a seventh ring road serving the capital Beijing, with the majority of the expressway spilling over…

Aug 20, 2018
Chen Juan & Liu Jing
PM2.5 Pollution in China’s Cities Kills, Takes 1.5% Bite out of Annual GDP

PM2.5 Pollution in China’s Cities Kills, Takes 1.5% Bite out of Annual GDP

Acceleration of industrialization and urbanization are inflicting deteriorating air quality on China, with smoggy weather ever more frequent. This has…

Aug 14, 2018
Zhang Ke
China Sets Out to Steer NEV Battery Recycling

China Sets Out to Steer NEV Battery Recycling

China issued national guidelines for monitoring new energy vehicles and tracking and recycling power batteries in Beijing yesterday, state news agency Xinhua reported.

Aug 1, 2018
Xu Wei
China Is Likely to Expand Steel Production Curbs Southeast to Ease Air Pollution

China Is Likely to Expand Steel Production Curbs Southeast to Ease Air Pollution

China will expand its limits on steel production to southeastern regions to curb air pollution in the next peak season of winter.

Aug 1, 2018
Tang Shihua
China Needs Over USD148 Bln to Clean Urban Rivers for Economic Upgrade

China Needs Over USD148 Bln to Clean Urban Rivers for Economic Upgrade

China will require more than CNY1 trillion (USD148 billion) to create a network of waste water pipelines to clean up its urban rivers, which will stimulate local economies.

Jul 26, 2018
Xu Zuwei & Tang Shihua
Deaths of Finless Porpoises in Yangtze River Reduced on Protection Measures

Deaths of Finless Porpoises in Yangtze River Reduced on Protection Measures

The sharp decline in the population of Yangtze River's endangered finless porpoises, or 'river pigs', has stopped as animal protection has begun to show results.

Jul 24, 2018
Liu Jing & Tang Shihua
Spanish Police Seize 500 Chinese Hairy Crabs in Madrid

Spanish Police Seize 500 Chinese Hairy Crabs in Madrid

Spanish authorities have captured hundreds of Chinese hairy crabs in the country's capital Madrid, because the savored delicacy in the Chinese cuisine is considered an invasive species abroad.

Jul 23, 2018
Tang Shihua

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