61.China strives for cleaner environment amid development shift
BEIJING, June 5 (Xinhua) -- The vast Qilian mountain range in northwest China is starting to heal from decades of over exploitation, under the largest ecological restoration campaign in more than half a century.
In progress of a Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) campaign starting m...
62.Zhai Qing attends the third training seminar on strict air pollution inspection ...
On May 31, MEP held the third training seminar in Beijing targeting the air pollution inspectors about to tour around the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and surrounding areas. On behalf of the Leading Party Members’ Group, Vice Minister Zhai Qing spoke at the opening session.
Zhai proposed s...
63.Zhai Qing pays a visit to the staff in the frontline of strict inspection...
Chinese report by Du Xuanyi, CENEWS
BEIJING, May 30-On behalf of the Leading Party Members’ Group, Vice Minister Zhai Qing headed for Baoding Municipality of Hebei Province in North China during the Dragon Boat Festival to pay a visit to the staff in the frontline of strict air pollution i...
64.Provincial pollution checks uncover problems
A monthlong environmental inspection of seven provincial regions, including Shanxi and Liaoning provinces and Tianjin, found more than 28,900 pollution problems and led to the detention of 355 people by the time it finished on Sunday, authorities reported on Tuesday.
It was the third round ...
65.China finds widespread violations of environment rules
The latest round of air pollution inspections in China have uncovered many violations of environmental rules among companies.
Some 23 inspection teams examined 319 businesses on Sunday and discovered that 251 companies, or 79 percent of the total, violated environmental standards in the Bei...
66.Liu Hua goes on an inspection tour to Hunan EPD
Chinese report by intern Huang Changhua, and Chen Yingzhao, CENEWS
CHANGSHA-On May 23, MEP Vice Minister and NNSA Administrator Liu Hua headed a delegation to Hunan Provincial Environmental Protection Department for inspection on local environmental protection effort. He noted that it is im...
67.Trans-regional environmental watchdog pressed to tackle pollution in and around ...
BEIJING, May 25 (Xinhua) -- China is considering a pilot trans-regional environmental protection agency that realizes the same planning, standards, assessment, monitoring and law enforcement in Beijing and neighboring Tianjin Municipality and Hebei Province.
At a Tuesday meeting of the Cent...
68.Zhao Yingmin chairs a symposium to advance the implementation of the permitting ...
On the afternoon of May 19, Vice Minister Zhao Yingmin chaired a symposium to advance the implementation of the permitting system for pollutant emission control, schedule the nationwide pollutant emission permitting work and make plans for the priority tasks at the next stage.
Since the Sta...
69.Companies exposed for faking air pollution data
BEIJING, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese authorities have found a number of companies faking monitoring data, during recent air pollution inspections.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection reported four cases where automatic monitoring facilities malfunctioned or companies interfered with dat...
70.Inspections of imported waste to rise
Mishandling of materials can pose threat to environment, public health
Legislators have vowed to increase supervision of government departments in charge of handling imported solid waste, aiming to protect the environment and ensure public health.
The Standing Committee of the National ...