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City suffers from pollution again

Better inside a car than outside it yesterday amid heavy smog in the Pudong New Area as the second polluted day of the week hit the city yesterday, with the air quality index surging to 204, meaning heavily polluted, last night. ...

December 9, 2016, Friday


Heavy pollution today but better air for the weekend

SHANGHAI suffered a second bout of pollution this week due to the accumulation of pollutants caused by a lack of wind as well as pollutants from neighboring provinces, said the environment authority. Today ...

December 8, 2016, Thursday


Air pollution easing after alarm

SHANGHAI’S latest round of air pollution will ease today after yesterday’s blue alarm, the environment authority said. A blue alert is issued when the air quality index is expected to be between 2001 ...

December 6, 2016, Tuesday


Breathing clean air: a challenging top priority

SHANGHAI last month chalked up its best air quality in five years, but can we always rely on favorable climatic conditions for a breath of fresh air? The average density of the city’s major air pollutant ...

November 23, 2016, Wednesday


Autumn leaves carpet the roads

IT’S a romantic but a relatively new notion. The fallen leaves. In a bid to make the city look more beautiful, golden autumn leaves are left on the road. This year, the number of so-called “landscaped” ...

November 15, 2016, Tuesday


Polluters face much harsher penalties next month

THE maximum penalties for pollution are to be raised tenfold to 1 million yuan (US$150,000), according to the amended environmental protection rules to take effect from October 1. Listed violations involve ...

September 29, 2016, Thursday


Sanlin greenery to dwarf Century Park

A large new green space, with greenery coverage three and a half times the size of Century Park, is planned for suburban Sanlin Town. The draft plan has been released by Pudong New Area Planning and ...

September 14, 2016, Wednesday


Anti-pollution measures improve city’s air quality

THANKS to a raft of anti-pollution measures, Shanghai experienced a slight improvement in its air quality during the first half of the year, said officials. In the first six months, the average density ...

August 20, 2016, Saturday


7 towns fail environment test

Seven towns in Shanghai, including Jiuting in Songjiang District and Gucun in Baoshan District, received the worst environmental ratings in the city, according to a report by Shanghai’s greenery authorities...

July 30, 2016, Saturday


‘Quiet’ pile driver introduced

SHANGHAI’S major construction company have started to use a new pile driving machine for the highway constructions to cut noise and pollution. The new machine, the world’s largest at 80 tons, emits no ...

July 30, 2016, Saturday


 

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