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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


Port officials issue warning to animal-release vessels

WUSONG Port officials have warned that vessels suspected of taking passengers to release animals will be banned, eastday.com reported. The measure was introduced for safety reasons after the authority ...

June 26, 2016, Sunday


Million-yuan penalty for dust polluters

VIOLATING dust-control regulations just became a lot more costly. In an amendment to the environmental protection law, the city's legislative body yesterday increased the fine imposed on polluters to ...

June 24, 2016, Friday


Industrial zone cracks down on emissions

SHANGHAI’S Jinshan District is building a monitoring center to ensure that emissions from companies in its industrial zone meet standards and that pollution is reduced. An official with the zone’s management ...

June 9, 2016, Thursday


 

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