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2010-11-23 23:30:00

SHANGHAI, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Frost & Sullivan Excellence in Growth Award in the Chinese water industry is presented to General Water of China Co., Ltd. (hereafter 'General Water of China' or 'GWC') for its continuous contribution to sustainable development, growth excellence and leadership, promising restructuring process, strategic development direction, and environmental compliance and social responsibility. (Logo:...

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2010-09-07 13:05:00

A top Chinese official was quoted Monday as saying that the number of vehicles on the country's roads will more than double to at least 200 million by 2020. Wang Fuchang, vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, told China Securities Journal that the country must make it a top priority to develop fuel-efficient and alternative energy cars. Last year, China's auto sales hit 13.64 million units, overtaking the U.S. as the world's top car market. According to...

2009-03-17 20:00:00

~ Taking a look back at China's Environmental Monitoring Industry in 2008 and its market outlook for 2009 ~ SHANGHAI, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Water pollution issues in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province in late February has driven people's attention to the safety of drinking water again. Besides the absence of efficient supervision on industrial waste emission, insufficient capability of water quality monitoring in the water plant leads to the accident. (Logo:...

2009-01-07 07:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CCID Consulting, China's leading research, consulting and IT outsourcing service provider, and the first Chinese consulting firm listed in Hong Kong (Hong Kong Stock Exchange: HK08235), recently released its article on China's environmental protection industry. China's environmental protection industry covers a variety of equipment and services and often overlaps with other industries. In a more narrow sense, it is an industry which provides...

2008-10-09 12:00:24

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Chinese Environmental Watchdog Blacklists Polluted Cities"] BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) - An annual urban environment assessment report has blacklisted such major Chinese cities as northwestern Xinjiang's Urumqi and central Hubei's industrial Huanggang for their poor environmental record. The report, released by the Ministry of Environmental Protection on Wednesday, said northern Inner...

2008-10-09 09:00:26

China plans first national park BEIJING, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- China is planning its first national park in the dense forest of northeast Heilongjiang Province, in an effort to balance environmental protection and moderate tourism development. The Ministry of Environmental Protection and National Tourism Administration announced here on Wednesday they had approved a site in the southern area of the Xiaohinggan Mountains (Lesser Hinggan Mountains) at the source of the Tangwang River, a...

2008-09-14 12:00:19

Chinese provincial officials were removed from their jobs Sunday as officials said the death toll from last week's deadly Shanxi mudslide reached 254. Meng Xuenong, governor of Shanxi Province, tendered his resignation and Zhang Jianmin, the province's vice governor, was removed from his post at a Communist Party congress Sunday, the state-run Chinese news agency Xinhua reported. The mudslide struck Monday at the Tashan Mine in Shanxi Province when a retaining wall holding back a storage...

2008-09-12 09:00:24

China Focus: China's environment watchdog warns leaders of penalties over pollution failures F JINAN, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- China's environment watchdog has warned local government leaders that they face penalties over failures to clean up the country's major rivers and lakes. The Ministry of Environment Protection on Wednesday put the leaders of 21 provincial-level governments on notice that they would be held personally accountable for the continued pollution of seven main waterways....

2008-08-29 15:00:44

No pollution after fatal chemical plant blast in South China YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tuesday's explosion at a chemical plant in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region caused no pollution to air or water, authorities said. The regional Department of Environmental Protection said that samples taken after the explosion ripped through an organic compound workshop inside the plant, owned by Guangxi Guangwei Chemical Co., at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, showed no pollution. The...


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  • To talk saucily.
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