chinadialogue’s Luna Lin reports a senior official’s acknowledgement last week that...
by zhou shuren | Aug 25, 2011
The New York Times reports that The State Oceanic Administration is aiming to sue ConocoPhillips over two oil spills in northern China: United States energy analysts say that China is following a delicate political strategy...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 7, 2011
The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts reports the cover-up by rig operators and the official State Oceanic Administration of a large oil spill in China’s Bohai Sea. It has taken a month for news to emerge about the leak from...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 8, 2010
Danwei translates reports of a proposal to hydrate Xinjiang by pumping seawater 2,000 kilometres inland and 1,200 metres uphill from the Bohai Sea: The summit’s basic ideas on the subject of “Moving Seawater West; Bringing Bohai...
by Mo Ming | Aug 7, 2006
From Bloomberg: China, the world’s second-largest energy user, plans to shut projects that pollute the Bohai Sea to protect the environment. China wants at least 80 percent of waste discharged in northern China’s Bohai area to be treated by 2010, Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan, said in a statement on the central government’s Web site yesterday. […]
by Sophie Beach | Mar 11, 2006
From the Independent (link): China’s spectacular economic boom will mean the death of its major economic and maritime hub, the Bohai sea, unless action is taken to stop industrial pollution of its waters, environmental advisers said yesterday. The warnings, yet another example of the crisis gripping the world’s fastest-growing major economy, come as China tries […]
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