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2008-07-29 06:00:15

By Jim Yardley Less than two weeks before the Olympic Games, Beijing's skies are so murky and polluted that the authorities are considering emergency measures during the Games beyond the traffic restrictions and factory shutdowns that, so far, have failed to clear the air, state media reported Monday.

2008-07-16 15:00:00

Environment watchdog: source of NE oil spill not from China BEIJING, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Environmental Protection rules out Tuesday the possibility that the source of a fuel oil spill in Amur, or Heilongjiang, River, came from China.

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.

2006-08-31 00:45:00

Chinese authorities have closed a factory and detained a manager and seven others following a chemical spill on a tributary to the Songhua River, which was poisoned by a huge benzene spill late last year.

2006-08-30 00:55:00

China failed to rein in two main pollution indicators in the first half of the year as soaring energy use and lax environmental controls thwarted policies to clean foul water and skies, the government said on Wednesday.

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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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2006-08-16 01:50:00

China will rigorously enforce limits on industrial pollution as it seeks to rein in rampant pollution and tame frenetic economic growth, the nation's top environment official said.

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.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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