Ahead of winter, Chinese steel mills rush to meet stricter smog rules

By Muyu Xu and Josephine Mason BEIJING, Sept 14 : Steel mills in Tangshan, China’s top steelmaking city, are rushing to install equipment to meet new ‘ultra-low’ emissions targets by an Oct. 31 deadline, as the measures to battle pollution threaten more upheaval in the debt-laden sector. Only a handful of mills have installed the […]

China regions vow to step up pollution crackdown after central govt probes

By David Stanway SHANGHAI, May 29 : A total of eight Chinese regions have promised to beef up anti-pollution curbs, vowing fresh cuts in smog, cleaner water and soil and tighter scrutiny over government officials after Beijing-led probes uncovered thousands of violations. China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) said on Tuesday that the heavily […]