An official investigation has been launched after Sunday’s massive landslide in Shenzhen buried...
by Little Bluegill | Feb 19, 2013
In response to widespread outrage on Weibo over allegations that companies were pumping industrial waste deep underground to avoid pollution regulations, environmental protection officials in Weifang City, Shandong Province...
by Melissa M. Chan | Mar 4, 2012
Amid concerns about industrial pollution in China due to a recent case of water contamination in Guangxi, lead emissions from factories in Guangdong have poisoned 160 children. This is not the first case of lead poisoning. In...
by samuel wade | Aug 31, 2011
chinadialogue reports on illegal dumping of chromium waste, which threatens the water supply of tens of millions of people and livestock. In mid-August, the Yunnan-based blogger Dong Rubin revealed that a nearby factory in...
by cschultz | Sep 16, 2009
From the Times of India: Three people have died and an additional 17 required medical treatment after they were exposed to bags of a toxic chemical illegally dumped by a factory in eastern China, the local government said on...
by Kiran Goldman | Mar 9, 2008
The push worldwide for solar panel production has resulted in a boom in solar energy companies in China. But the solar energy companies are facing one major problem: where do they dump the toxic waste that is the by-product of...
by Dan Laks | Mar 7, 2006
Yahoo news/Reuters(link) Mon Mar 6, 3:42 AM ET BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese province of Hunan, home to China’s largest zinc smelter, is considering closing heavy industrial plants that pollute, a senior government official said on Monday. Hunan, where former leader Mao Zedong was born, has rich deposits of lead and zinc. Smelters line the […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”