Latest Environment of the People's Republic of China Stories

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.

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.

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.

2008-08-29 15:00:44

20 confirmed dead in south China chemical plant blast YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Twenty people were confirmed dead from Tuesday's explosion at a chemical plant in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, rescue headquarters said on Wednesday.

2008-08-29 15:00:30

1st-Ld-Writethru: No serious pollution after fatal chemical plant blast in S. China YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug.

2008-08-27 09:01:14

BEIJING (AP) -- Explosions ripped through a chemical plant Tuesday in southwest China killing at least 16 people and forcing the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents. Six people were still missing today and another 57 people were injured, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

2008-08-17 18:00:37

By Cultice, Curt U.S. Commercial Service unites U.S. firm with Chinese company in $100 million deal Larry Hunt knows the coal mining business as well as anybody. After all, he came from an Eastern Kentucky coal mining family, first working the mines with his father in 1962.

2008-08-06 21:00:18

BEIJING _ Hali Zhati is a 15-year-old Chinese boxer who trains near Tiananmen Square at the Shi Cha Hai Sports School. Daily runs are part of his regimen, and Zhati reports there are "more and more good days now" for breathing Beijing's air. But some days he wears a mask.

2008-08-06 09:00:30

China's environment watchdog expands BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has expanded, with three new departments.

2008-07-31 09:00:34

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st Ld: China May Expand Industry, Traffic Control for Cleaner Air during Olympics"] Beijing, July 31 (Xinhua) - Beijing and the neighbouring areas may impose stricter measures to curb industrial and vehicle emission in case of serious air pollution during the Olympics, according to China's environmental watchdog.

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