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2011-05-25 07:00:00

WORCESTER, Mass., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN), a leading supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, today announced the Company's first step in a new ThermoEnergy marketing initiative to sell its sustainable wastewater recovery technologies into this large new pollution abatement market driven by the Chinese government's five-year plan. The first initiative into the expansive China pollution market will be an exhibition at the 12th...

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:...

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...

2008-09-12 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....

2008-08-06 09:00:30

China's environment watchdog expands BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has expanded, with three new departments. These are the Department for Control of Pollutant Discharge, the Environment Monitoring Department, and the Department of Publicity and Education. "The reshuffle is conducive to the historic improvement of environmental protection," said Zhou Shengxian, minister of the MEP, at the ministry's mobilization meeting on July 25. "We...

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. For the past five days, Beijing has been a soupy cauldron of humid, gray skies. The city's pollution ratings have exceeded the national standard for acceptable air since Thursday, despite a...

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. The local environmental department of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province said, no oil and chemical plants were located on the upper reaches of the contaminated area within the country, and it also found no spilling ship or land...

2008-07-10 12:00:38

WB approves 1 mln USD fund to help China identify contamination in quake regions BEIJING, July 9 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank has earmarked one million U.S. dollars to help China assess possible chemical contamination in quake-ravaged Sichuan Province, the WB Beijing office told Xinhua on Wednesday. The money, from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), would finance an environment program in the five worst-hit counties in Sichuan, including Wenchuan, Beichuan and Pingwu. The program,...

2008-07-09 06:00:21

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "WB Approves 1 Mln USD Fund To Help China Identify Contamination in quake Regions"] Beijing, July 9 (Xinhua) - The World Bank has earmarked one million US dollars to help China assess possible chemical contamination in quake-ravaged Sichuan Province, the WB Beijing office told Xinhua on Wednesday. The money, from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), would finance an environment programme...


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