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  1. Chinese Apparel Makers Under Pressure to Reduce Pollution

    3 Jun 2015- 09:24 by Local Press Report BEIJING Wall Street Journal Apparel makers in China are facing growing pressure from regulators and high-profile brands to tackle wastewater pollution from their factories. Corporate Risk Investment Pollution Water ...

    Local Press Report - 06/03/2015 - 09:24

  2. IOC Concerned About Olympic Games’ Environmental Impacts on Beijing, Almaty

    2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAUSANNE, Switzerland Beijing’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics could have a negative impact on the country’s water resources, according to an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report released on June ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2015 - 10:06

  3. Yangtze River Water Will Start Flowing to Beijing Reservoir Next Month

    1 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Beijing’s largest reservoir will start receiving water from a tributary of the Yangtze River next month, under the South-to-North Water Transfer Project, according to the project's local ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/01/2015 - 10:14

  4. Chinese Company Fined $12 Million for Water Pollution

    27 May 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONGYOU, China A court in Longyou County, in eastern China’s Zhejiang Province, has fined an herbicide manufacturer $12 million USD, and sentenced 18 of the company’s employees and contractors to prison terms ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2015 - 10:24

  5. China Announces Over 1,000 Potential PPP Projects

    26 May 2015- 10:47 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua China top economic planner has announced the details of 1,043 proposed projects in which private investors are invited to participate through public-private partnerships (PPP). Focusing on ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2015 - 10:47

  6. Indian Premier Urged to Take Up Issue of Chinese Dams on the Brahmaputra

    15 May 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUWAHATI, India Tarun Gogoi, chief minister of India’s Assam state, this week urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the issue of Chinese dam construction on the trans-boundary Brahmaputra during his ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2015 - 05:31

  7. China Considers Measures to Encourage Private Investment in Water Pollution Projects

    11 May 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China is considering a set of supportive policies to encourage private investment in projects aimed at addressing the country’s growing water pollution problems. The Ministry of Finance and the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2015 - 10:13

  8. China Issues Guideline on Environmental Improvement

    7 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China China’s State Council on May 5th published a new guideline aimed at making “major progress” in improving the environment in the country by 2020. The 35-clause guideline emphasizes the need to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2015 - 10:03

  9. 9 Million People Now Drinking Yangtze Water in Beijing

    6 May 2015- 09:22 by Local Press Report BEIJING Xinhua Nine million residents in Beijing are drinking water from the Yangtze river in the south, four months after the completion of the south-north water diversion project. A report produced yesterday, the ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2015 - 09:22

  10. Climate Change Threatens Strategically Important Infrastructure in China: Official

    5 May 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Climate change poses a threat to the safety of strategically important projects in China, including the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the Three Gorges Dam and the South-to-North Water Diversion project, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2015 - 10:16

  11. Beijing Company Fined a Record $655,000 for Water Pollution

    30 Apr 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Beijing Simplot Food Processing Co. Ltd, which supplies French fries to global restaurant chain McDonald's, has been fined $655,000 USD for water pollution. It is the largest the city has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2015 - 10:40

  12. China to Monitor Implementation of New Water Pollution Law

    29 Apr 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China In May and June, the Chinese government will carry out inspections of provincial-level implementation of the new Action Plan for Water Pollution Prevention and Control, which was released ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2015 - 09:59

  13. Groundwater Quality Declines Further in China

    24 Apr 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Despite recent efforts by the government to curb water pollution, the quality of China’s groundwater resources is still declining, with more than 60 percent of monitored areas recording " ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/24/2015 - 10:00

  14. China Avoids Financing Pakistan's Diamer Bhasha Dam

    23 Apr 2015- 09:06 by Local Press Report BEIJING Bloomberg China’s $45 billion push into Pakistan is skirting one of the Indian subcontinent’s most dangerous flashpoints. The proposed 4,500-megawatt Diamer Bhasha hydropower plant would eliminate about ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2015 - 09:06

  15. China's New Water Pollution Action Plan Cracks Down on Industrial Polluters

    16 Apr 2015- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Chinese State Council this week released its new Action Plan for Water Pollution Prevention and Control. The action plan, also known as the "10-point water plan," was approved last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/16/2015 - 11:07

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