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Energy-strapped Asian Countries Forced to Become More Efficient- Michael Casey

World efforts to reduce global emissions are prompting China to modernize its energy production methods. China emits almost 10 times more mercury pollution than the U.S. (1000 tons/year vs. 158 tons/year) due to China’s reliance on coal burning generators. From Planetsave. com Friday, 03 March 2006 China is one of the region’s most wasteful economies. […]

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EU to Help China cut CO2 Emissions – Zhang Jun

China signs an agreement with the EU to reduce emissions from coal burning power plants with a goal to have zero emissions by the year 2020. This is similar to the U.S. EPA’s long term plans for reducing emissions by 2018. Environmentalists concerned about mercury emissions from coal burning must wonder, will these promised changes […]

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Combating Pollution has Priority – Xinhua

A report today from the Chinese government acknowledges the mounting environmental impact posed by unrestrained industrialization and promised government regulation. From Xinhua: The Chinese government has pledged to give priority to curbing pollution and maintaining a balance between economic and social development and the environment over the next 15 years. According to a decision by […]

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