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  1. China Premier Calls For More South-to-North Water Transfer Infrastructure

    20 Nov 2019- 05:23 by Local Press Report BEIJING South China Morning Post China needs to divert more water to its arid northern regions and invest more in water infrastructure as shortages get worse because of pollution, overexploitation and rising popula ...

    Local Press Report - 11/20/2019 - 05:23

  2. Chinese Premier Urges Farmland Water Conservation

    19 Nov 2018- 14:04 by OOSKAnews Info BEIJING, China China Premier Li Keqiang commented that building basic farm water conservation projects was crucial to ensure China's grain safety. Such effort would also enhance the development of modern agricultu ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 11/19/2018 - 14:04

  3. China Premier Calls for the Building of an "Ecological Civilization"

    4 Apr 2018- 08:13 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhuanet News In a written instruction to a teleconference Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday called for efforts in greening and prevention and control of forest fires, floods and droughts to ensure soci ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2018 - 08:13

  4. China Premier Calls for Water Conservation Improvement

    6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report BEIJING ECNS.CN China should do more to improve water conservancy and water resource saving, according to Premier Li Keqiang on Friday. The country must optimize the water conservancy network and step up disaster pr ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2017 - 08:04

  5. China Prioritizes Environmental Protection in Yangtze Development Program

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Environmental protection and restoration are “of paramount importance” in China’s development plan for the Yangtze River economic belt, according to a senior official. The plan includes limits o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2016 - 16:55

  6. 80 Percent of Groundwater in Chinese Cities Is of Poor Quality: Report

    1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Over 80 percent of groundwater samples taken in 17 large cities and provinces in northern China last year showed bad or extremely bad quality, according to a government report released this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2016 - 04:47

  7. China’s Environment Ministry to Rank Cities Based on Water Quality

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection has announced plans to release rankings of cities nationwide by water quality. Each month, the 10 best and 10 worst cities will be announced as part ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  8. China’s Environmental Protection Ministry Restructures to Better Fight Pollution

    14 Jun 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China’s Environmental Protection Ministry this week announced a restructuring exercise aimed at improving pollution monitoring and prevention. Two departments under the ministry-- one dealing wi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/14/2016 - 09:59

  9. China to Set Regional Limits on Energy, Water Consumption

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China will set regional limits on energy and water consumption and land use for industrial development, as part of the government’s call to meet “ecological red lines,” according to a document jo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:10

  10. China Saw Reductions in Surface Water Pollution Last Year

    3 Jun 2016- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China saw reductions in severely polluted surface water last year, but the country still has a ways to go an needs to do more to protect groundwater sources, according to the annual bulletin on n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2016 - 10:00

  11. Air and Water Quality Near Changzhou School Tests Normal: Authorities

    28 Apr 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANGZHOU, China Air and water quality near a Changzhou school, where some 500 students were sickened in an outbreak of pollution-related illnesses, have tested normal, according to local authorities. The loca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/28/2016 - 10:22

  12. China Investigates Pollution-Related Illness in Changzhou Students

    19 Apr 2016- 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHANGZHOU, China China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection is investigating an outbreak of pollution-related illnesses that have affected some 500 students in Changzhou municipality, in the eastern province ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/19/2016 - 09:28

  13. 80 percent of China’s Groundwater Unfit for Consumption: Report

    12 Apr 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Some 80 percent of groundwater in China is unfit for human consumption, according to a new report from the Ministry of Water Resources. Nearly 70 percent of the Chinese population drinks water f ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/12/2016 - 10:16

  14. China Saw Fewer Red Tides in 2015

    11 Apr 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China recorded 38 percent fewer red tides last year compared to the previous year, according to a report from the State Oceanic Administration (SOA), released on April 8th. A total of 35 red tid ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2016 - 10:18

  15. Drought, Saline Intrusion Threaten Vietnam’s Economy

    29 Mar 2016- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HANOI, Vietnam Vietnam’s economy has been hard hit by drought and saline intrusion, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat told a cabinet meeting on March 26th. The country’s economic growt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/29/2016 - 10:19