31.Air pollution more than half of environmental complaints in China
BEIJING -- The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) received information from more than 88,000 members of the public about pollution in the first quarter of 2017, with air pollution topping complaints, it said Thursday.
Most of the complaints were lodged through the telephone hotline ...
32.Inspections put greater pressure on polluters
One month into the Ministry of Environmental Protection's yearlong inspection of 28 northern cities — which in uncovering violations on an almost daily basis — companies are feeling the pressure to reduce pollution.
The cities that have received feedback have responded quickly and thoroug...
33.MEP announces the theme for 2017 World Environment Day-Lucid Waters and Lush Mou...
MEP announced the theme for this year’s World Environment Day on Apr. 27 as “Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains are Invaluable Assets”, with an aim to mobilize all walks of life to firmly establish the awareness that “Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains are Invaluable Assets”, to respect, comply ...
34.Premier Li Keqiang announced a robust plan to combat smog
Clear strategy of the State Council will employ best minds, channel resources
China's State Council established a clear strategy for tackling air pollution and its causes by establishing a new body of procedures and processes that will include input from different ministries and departments...
35.Lawmakers review reports on environment protection, supply-side structural refor...
Chinese lawmakers on Wednesday called for more efforts to protect the environment and advance supply-side structural reform at the ongoing bi-monthly session of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.
State Council reports on environmental protection and supply-side structu...
36.Chokehold should be on big polluters
During the latest round of inspections by the central environmental protection authorities, the local governments in Beijing, and Puyang in Central China's Henan province were found to have shut down service providers ranging from supermarkets to breakfast restaurants that contribute littl...
37.China's air quality improves in 2016
BEIJING - Minister of Environmental Protection Chen Jining Monday said that Chinese cities reported more "good air" days in 2016.
Last year, the 338 cities monitored by the ministry enjoyed good air quality on 78.8 percent of days, up 2.1 percentage points from 2015, said Chen at the bimont...
38.Calendar in Mar. 2017
On Mar. 1, Vice Minister and NNSA Administrator Liu Hua met with Petteri Tiippana, Director General of Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK) in Beijing. The two sides exchanged views on issues such as bilateral cooperation in the area of nuclear power safety.
MEP printed and...
39.The seventh Central Inspection Team sends feedback to Gansu
The seventh inspection team of the Central Government launched environmental inspection on Gansu from Nov. 30 to Dec. 30, in an effort to implement the major decisions and deployments of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council. The team gave feedback to the provincial Party committee an...
40.70% of inspected firms broke environment laws
Campaign to improve air quality in northern regions successful
About 70 percent of companies visited by inspectors in the past two weeks were violating environmental rules, said the national environmental authority, which plans to strengthen enforcement against air pollution to increase b...