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2008-06-19 12:00:35

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "No Major Pollution Found in Quake Zone, Ministry Reports"] BEIJING, June 19 (Xinhua) - China's Environmental Protection Ministry said Thursday [19 June] that there has been no major deterioration of environment in areas affected by the devastating 12 May earthquake and aftershocks.

2008-06-16 09:00:35

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3f7a54/china_solid_waste) has announced the addition of the "China Solid Waste Treatment Industry Report, 2007-2008" report to their offering.

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2006-08-22 01:25:00

Pollution and poor management have worsened the quality of China's increasingly scarce urban water supplies, but the government will spend $125 billion in the next five years on the problem, an official said on Tuesday.

2006-08-21 05:27:32

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's environmental chief has blamed fraudulent environmental approvals and patchy installation of control equipment for rises in pollution, state media reported on Monday.

2006-08-21 05:25:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's environmental chief has blamed fraudulent environmental approvals and patchy installation of control equipment for rises in pollution, state media reported on Monday.

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2006-07-28 15:45:00

Researchers say the environmental impact of China's breakneck economic growth is being felt well beyond its borders. They worry that as China consumes more fossil fuels to feed its energy-hungry economy, the U.S. could see a sharp increase in trans-Pacific pollution.

2006-06-05 05:45:18

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - China's drive for economic growth is in direct conflict with efforts to safeguard the environment, the government warned on Monday, and degradation is worsening despite official efforts to curb pollution.

2006-05-30 12:12:36

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's longest river is "cancerous" with pollution and rapidly dying, threatening drinking water supplies in 186 cities along its banks, state media said on Tuesday.

2006-05-06 02:56:08

BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to spend 4 billion yuan ($500 million) this year to provide 20 million of the country's rural population with safe drinking water, a vice minister of water resources was quoted on Saturday as saying.

2006-04-18 20:25:08

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said that dust storms that whipped Beijing and northern China in recent days were a sharp reminder of the severity of the country's environmental problems.


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