1.Wan Bentai Makes Investigation at Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan Province
MEP Chief Engineer Wan Bentai recently led a work group to Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan Province to investigate the implementation of the new air quality standard (phase III) and environmental monitoring work.
The investigation team successively visited national air background station of Hailuogou, the...
2.Body altered by PM2.5, study finds
Stress hormones appear to increase; changes seen in blood components
Chinese scientists have discovered that exposure to PM2.5 could significantly increase stress hormones in humans, as well as cause metabolic changes in blood glucose, amino acids and lipids.
The team, led by Kan Haidon...
3.Chinese cities see fewer "good air" days in July
Chinese cities reported fewer days with "good air" in July compared the same period last year despite a decline in levels of a key pollutant PM2.5, official data showed Wednesday.
The 338 cities monitored by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) enjoyed good or excellent air qualit...
4.Certain "cool roof" materials could slightly increase regional air pollution: US...
Widespread installation of certain "cool roof" materials, typically light-colored and highly reflective, could slightly increase regional ozone and fine particulate pollution levels, a US study said Monday.
"Numerous scientific studies have established that replacing darker roofs and buildi...
5.Electric vehicles solution to HK's air pollution problem
Peter Liang urges the government to follow some foreign countries' example and gives a cut-off date on fossil fuels
While Hong Kong drags its feet in combating worsening air pollution, the Chinese mainland and other major economies such as France, the United Kingdom and India have set ambit...
6.Li Ganjie chairs an enlarged study session of the central team of the Leading Pa...
Li Ganjie stresses that the life of law lies in enforcement, so the environmental protection departments at all levels, in order to shoulder the responsibilities for exercising unified supervision and administration over the environmental protection effort, should earnestly learn, impleme...
7.The sixth Central Inspection Team sends feedback to Hunan
The sixth Central Inspection Team launched environmental inspection on Hunan from Apr. 24 to May 24 to implement the major decisions and deployments of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on the inspection. The team gave feedback to the provincial Party committee and provincial gove...
8.Regulations of the People's Republic of China on Export Control of Dual-Use Biol...
(Promulgated by Decree No. 365 of the State Council of the People's Republic of China on October 14, 2002, and effective as of December 1, 2002)
Article 1 These Regulations are formulated for the purposes of strengthening export control of dual-use biolo...
9.Lax anti-pollution efforts highlighted
By Zheng Jinran
Ministry lists environmental failures across seven areas
Too much emphasis on economic growth and too little on environmental protection was identified as one of several causes of failure in the fight against pollution in Tianjin and six provinces, according to a stateme...
10.Thousands of polluters shut down in Hebei
By ZHANG YU
Xiongan New Area in Hebei province has shut down thousands of polluting companies to curb pollution since it was announced in April.
More than 7,200 companies that discharge heavy pollution were investigated and nearly 4,000 of them were closed, according to the area's offic...