Environment Protection

Chinese protesters take to streets in Kunming over plans for chemical plant

  Thousands join second demonstration in a month against planned refinery making suspected carcinogen paraxylene

Shanghai Residents Protest Battery Plant Over Potential Pollution

 Hundreds of residents marched along a street on the outskirts of Shanghai on May 11, 2013 to oppose plans for a lithium battery plant, marking the country’s second protest in a week over potential environmental pollution.

Hundreds of Chinese protest against chemical plant

  Updated Sun May 5, 2013 7:32am AEST

Chinese struggle through 'airpocalypse' smog

 Pollution has hit record levels recently, prompting citizens to ask if they're paying for economic growth with their health

Apple Inc admits fault in scandal

 China Daily  By QIAN YANFENG  SHANGHAI - While Apple is enjoying hot worldwide sales of its fashion electronics, its health and environmental responsibilities have come under fire in China. Poisoned workers at one of Apple's supplier factories on the Chinese mainland have demanded a formal written apology from the Mac maker despite its recent acknowledgment of violations in its supply base. The workers also said that some of them have been asked to leave their jobs.
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