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City plans 5-day smog forecasts

SHANGHAI is working on establishing a five-day smog forecasting system to give citizens earlier warnings of air pollution, the environment authority said yesterday. Residents are currently told of the ...

January 18, 2017, Wednesday


Shanghai No.1 for recycling of electronics

ABOUT 20 percent of used consumer electronics are recycled in Shanghai, making it number one among Chinese mainland cities but still well behind the average 40-50 percent in Western countries. Shanghai, ...

January 14, 2017, Saturday


2,000 officials tasked with saving Jinshan’s dying, polluted waters

MORE than 2,000 Jinshan District officials have been named “river chiefs” — given personal responsibility for 98 rivers in the area as part of a national plan to clean and protect waterways and improve ...

January 13, 2017, Friday


Breathe easy, it’s the best air for 6 years

SHANGHAI had the cleanest air in six years last year, the environmental authority said yesterday. The Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau said the average density of Shanghai’s major air pollutant ...

January 10, 2017, Tuesday


Making soil pollution a thing of the past

THE city government yesterday released an action plan to curb soil pollution and improve contaminated land. The plan aims to have 95 percent of the city’s contaminated farmland and 95 percent of other ...

January 7, 2017, Saturday


City trailing a blaze to limit use of fireworks

DISNEYLAND and other amusement parks outside the city’s Outer Ring, are being asked to stop lighting fireworks when there is heavy air pollution, fire control authorities said yesterday. It is one of ...

January 7, 2017, Saturday


Cold set to follow the pollution

SHANGHAI is braced for a round of moderate air pollution and colder weather from today. The environmental monitoring center said pollutants coming from northern provinces had caused the pollution. Tonight ...

December 22, 2016, Thursday


Alarm system for air pollution adjusted

SHANGHAI is to adjust its four-tier air pollution alarm system and will lower the criteria for activating the lowest blue color alarm, allowing anti-pollution measures to be triggered earlier. Under ...

December 13, 2016, Tuesday


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


 

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