Environmental reins tightened on companies2017-02-23
China will put stricter reins on governments and companies, including conducting at least one more large-scale inspection and suspending production in more industries, in a bid to achieve its targets for air pollution control this year.
China to build monitoring network for ecological security2017-02-20
China will build a comprehensive monitoring system by 2020 to implement its ecological "red line" strategy and supervise activities inside the nature reserves, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Monday.
25 arrested for dumping garbage into Yangtze River in China2017-02-15
Twenty five people have been arrested in two separate instances of fly-tipping, in which more than 100,000 tonnes of garbage was carelessly dumped last year, the People's Procuratorate of Zhejiang Province in east China said Tuesday.
Efforts focus on smog 'routes'2017-02-13
Governments in cities along three pollution "highways" have been told to coordinate their efforts to cut emissions and help prevent the kind of smog that again blanketed the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region on Sunday and is expected to persist for five days.
China draws red line around vital ecospace2017-02-09
A new central document on natural areas in need of protection demonstrates China's desire for environmental progress. Demarcation of the exact boundaries of natural areas with important ecological functions will be completed by the end of 2020.
Beijing, neighbouring regions to see heavy air pollution2017-02-03
A new round of air pollution may hit Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei and neighbouring areas in the coming two days due to unfavorable weather conditions and the lighting of fireworks, the Ministry of Environmental Protection warned on Thursday.
China to improve household waste treatment2017-02-03
China has set a goal of fostering a sound regulatory system on urban domestic refuse treatment by 2020 to deal with rising pile-up of household waste in cities.