91.Central China city to install air purifiers at all schools
Education authorities in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, announced late Wednesday that air purifiers would be installed in all its schools and kindergartens.
The installation will begin this summer, with the aim that the majority of schools will have air purifiers by t...
92.Nationwide air quality monitoring powers centralized on schedule...
By Wang Kunting
BEIJING, Dec. 21, CENEWS-MEP held a teleconference in Beijing today to wrap up the centralization of air quality monitoring powers on a national scale. The conference summarized the centralization results and made arrangements and deployments for the operation and maintenanc...
93.720 people detained in environment inspections
A total of 720 people were detained and 6,454 held accountable in China for environment-related wrongdoing in 2016, according to information disclosed at a national environment work conference.
Through public tip-offs and random checks, inspectors looked into 33,000 cases and imposed fines ...
94.MEP & AQSIQ jointly release the Limits and Measurement Methods for Emissions from Light-duty Vehicles (CHINA 6)...
MEP and AQSIQ jointly released the Limits and Measurement Methods for Emissions from Light-duty Vehicles (CHINA 6) (hereinafter referred to as the Methods) recently, announcing the sixth-stage emission requirements for the light-duty vehicles and the date on which it takes effect.
95.Minister feels 'guilty' for air pollution
China's environment minister said he "felt guilty" and "wanted to reproach himself" as widespread air pollution has harassed people's lives, an official statement said Saturday.
Chen Jining, minister of environmental protection, made the remarks when holding a press conference late on Frida...
96.Government needs better understanding of health
By Shan Juan
As China wages a long-term war against air pollution, the government is being urged to seriously study how air pollution, and smog in particular, impacts human health over the long term and deliver targeted interventions as soon as possible.
Real-time air monitoring by the ...
97.Tianjin: 500 electric buses hit roads in China's latest clean energy push
A fleet of 500 electric buses hit the roads Wednesday in Tianjin, a major industrial city in north China.
The buses, the result of a joint venture between Tianjin Bus Group and Shenzhen-based carmaker BYD, have a range of more than 200 kilometers following a full charge, said Wang Deqi from...
98.62 pct of Chinese cities plagued by air pollution
Nearly 62 percent of Chinese cities monitored by the Ministry of Environmental Protection suffered from air pollution Wednesday, providing fresh evidence of the environmental challenges facing the country.
Of 338 cities under real-time monitoring by the ministry, 7.1 percent, including the ...
99.Hebei to build world’s largest dust-proof net
North China's Hebei Province will build the world's largest dust-proof net for coal and mine storage zones to further contain air pollution.
China News Service reported that the province plans to build a 23-meter-high, 2,900-meter-long dust screen in the coal storage zone of the No.2 Qinhua...
100.Huang Runqiu attends the ninth plenary session of State Environment Advisory Com...
By Guo Wei, Lv Wangshu
BEIJING, CENEWS-The ninth plenary session of State Environment Advisory Committee & MEP Science and Technology Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Two Committees) was held in Beijing recently. Vice Minister Huang Runqiu spoke at the plenary session and hoped that the Two Committees would continue to facilitate the improvement of environmental quality by focusing on the national key environmental protection tasks and taking innovation as the main theme.
Huang pointed out that since the 18th National Congress of the CPC was held, the CPC Central Committee has placed the development of ecological civilization at a more outstanding and strategic position, and released the Opinions on Accelerated Promotion of Ecological Progress and the Master Plan for the Institutional Reform of Ecological Civilization, which provided top-down design for the institutional reform of ecological civilization. In recent years, the environmental legal framework has been constantly improved, with the enforcement of the new environment protection law as the landmark. A series of major reform measures have been introduced and run throughout all areas of environmental protection, around the core of improving the environmental quality. The fifth plenary session of the 18th CPC Central Committee proposed the five major development ideas of “innovation, coordination, green, opening-up, and sharing”, among which the idea of innovation tops the five ideas. The innovation in environmental S&T needs to aim at key S&T issues in the environment sector, overcome key problems, and offer S&T support for putting up a good fight against air, water, and soil pollution and preserving the nature and ecology; serve the decision-making for environmental management, give support to the development of a sound framework of laws, regulations, and standards, and advance the modernization of the ecologi...