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City PM2.5 pollution level 5 times WHO safe guideline

LEVELS Of PM2.5 pollutants in the city yesterday were five times World Health Organization safety guidelines. The Shanghai Environmental Monitoring Center recorded levels of PM2.5 at 130 micrograms per ...

August 29, 2015, Saturday


Air pollution monitored

Shanghai has been analyzing the source of tiny air pollutant PM2.5 particles regularly this year. The Shanghai Environment Monitoring Center has set up six monitoring spots around the city to collect ...

July 17, 2015, Friday


65% of city’s waterways ‘heavily polluted’

Over half of the city’s waterways are heavily polluted, according to a newly released report by the local environmental authority. The Shanghai Environment Monitoring Center tested 100 spots in the city ...

July 17, 2015, Friday


City planning to recycle more green waste

SHANGHAI’S bid to become an environmentally friendly city includes plans to step up the processing and recycling of green waste like fallen leaves, mown grass and dead tree branches. Attaining recycling ...

June 29, 2015, Monday


Boys in blue go green

Shanghai police officers stand beside their new environmentally friendly cars. The first batch of 40 of the hybrid vehicles went into service yesterday on the city’s elevated highways. Police said they plan to gradually replace all of the city’s patrol cars with low-carbon alternatives. — Xinhua ...

June 20, 2015, Saturday


City short on clean water sources

POLLUTION in Shanghai’s rivers and creeks has left the city facing a severe shortage of clean water, according to a Tongji University survey released yesterday. About half the city’s surface water was ...

June 13, 2015, Saturday


Undersea cables to be protected

THE Shanghai Water Authority has launched a joint campaign along with local police to protect the optical cables buried under the river and in seabed. The authority yesterday dispatched a team of over ...

June 10, 2015, Wednesday


Go green for free gifts

PEOPLE who participate in the city’s garbage sorting plan can from today claim free gifts distributed via WeChat. The scheme aims to encourage locals to sort their trash into different categories, the ...

June 6, 2015, Saturday


1,000 volunteers set to drive citywide anti-litter campaign

A TEAM of 1,000 volunteers will next week embark on a citywide anti-littering campaign by driving around Shanghai on the lookout for offenders, officials said yesterday. People who want to join the campaign ...

May 23, 2015, Saturday


Polluting companies told to pay for waste treatment

ENVIRONMENTAL authorities are coming up with new policies in the city as they step up the fight against polluting firms. Companies which fail to meet the waste treatment standards will now be forced to ...

May 7, 2015, Thursday




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