Lanzhou

Type: City
Name: Lanzhou
Country: China
Latitude: 36.049999
Longitude: 103.68
population: 1,417,742
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

China’s water is even worse than its air

In recent months, Chinese leaders have pledged drastic steps to clear their nation’s smog-choked air. The bigger question, though, may be how far they are willing to go to clean up its water.Say one thing for the lung-burning pollution that regularly ... [Published Today Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

60 Of China’s Water “Too Polluted To Drink”

. Residents of the western city of Lanzhou rushed to buy mineral water earlier this month after local tap water was found to contain excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene. But that is the ... ... [Published Big News Network - 8 hours ago]
Entities: China, Lanzhou, Benzene
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

China's Wuhan Hit by Drinking Water Pollution Scare

Authorities in the central Chinese city of Wuhan have launched a probe into the contamination of a major river supplying drinking water to 300,000 people, official media said on Thursday.The incident, the latest in a string of water pollution scares across ... [Published Radio Free Asia - 10 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Water pollution problem severe in China, report says

BEIJING, April 24 (UPI) -- The majority of areas monitored by the Chinese government for water pollution last year received “very poor” or “relatively poor” grades, a report by the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources said.Monitoring 4,778 locations ... [Published UPI - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

China’s eco-crisis: 60% of groundwater polluted

BEIJING – Sixty percent of groundwater in China — which is officially monitored — is too polluted to drink directly, state media reported, underlining the country’s grave environmental problems.Water quality measured in 203 cities across China last year ... [Published Japan Times - 13 hours ago]
Entities: China, Lanzhou, Pollution
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Thank God You’re Here’ to tour around China

The Chinese version of the Australian TV improvisational comedy program Thank God You're Here will begin its second road trip around China to film in front of audiences in June, the show's production company, China Central Television, revealed Tuesday ... [Published Global Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Northwestern Chinese City Counts Cost of Major Water Pollution Scandal

Worried residents of Lanzhou have cleared store shelves of bottled water (Beijing) – A recent water contamination accident in Lanzhou, the capital of the northwestern province of Gansu, triggered panic amid revelations the city's facilities carrying drinking ... [Published Caixin Online - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Investigators at Lanzhou Jiaotong University Detail Findings in Manufacturing

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Technology -- Current study results on Manufacturing have been published. According to news reporting originating in Lanzhou , People's Republic of China , by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Deadline looms for social funding

Projects are divided into several categories: community and active citizenship, education and learning, environment and sustainability and mental and physical health.Aviva Cohen, 2012 award winner, went on to launch ground-breaking speech and language ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 7 reports

60% Of China's Water "Too Polluted To Drink"

Forget bank-runs, the water run has begun in China . Residents of the western city of Lanzhou rushed to buy mineral water earlier this month after local tap water was found to contain excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene. But that is the tip ... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 5 reports

VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT : Chairman of Veolia unit in China apologises after water pollution

The chairman of the Chinese unit of French utility Veolia Environment  ( >> VEOLIA ENVIRONNEMENT ) has apologised to the public after a cancer-inducing chemical was found in tap water supplied by the company, the Xinhua news agency said.The chairman ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 3 reports

Chairman of Lanzhou Veolia apologizes after water pollution in China

The chairman of the Chinese unit of French utility Veolia Environment has apologized to the public after a cancer-inducing chemical was found in tap water supplied by the company, the Xinhua news agency said. Benzene was found in tap water suppli... ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Apr 23 2014]

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"I heard that the water supply is polluted," an Wuhan resident surnamed Huang told RFA's Mandarin Service on Thursday. "I heard the water supply would be shut off for five days."
...road trip around China to film in front of audiences in June, the show's production company, China Central Television, revealed Tuesday in Beijing. "We didn't expect such an overwhelming welcome response during our first tour in early January. Filming this TV program in theaters [around China] was a new direction for us" said the program's producer and CCTV host, Wang Xuechun
China has more than 30 environment-related laws and about 90 administrative regulations concerning environmental protection. " After the adoption of the revised Environmental Protection Law, the country's fundamental environment law, other environmental laws may also face changes."

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China’s water is even worse than its air [Published Today Online - 4 hours ago]
60 Of China’s Water “Too Polluted To Drink” [Published Big News Network - 8 hours ago]
China's Wuhan Hit by Drinking Water Pollution S... [Published Radio Free Asia - 10 hours ago]
Wuhan water plants cleared to reopen after qual... [Published CHINAdaily - 10 hours ago]
China Voice: Transitioning China needs tougher ... [Published Individual.com - 11 hours ago]
Choking crisis: China imposes stricter penaltie... [Published Russia Today - 11 hours ago]
Water pollution problem severe in China, report... [Published UPI - 12 hours ago]
Water supplies resume in central China city [Published Individual.com - 13 hours ago]
China’s eco-crisis: 60% of groundwater polluted [Published Japan Times - 13 hours ago]
‘Thank God You’re Here’ to tour around China [Published Global Times - 14 hours ago]
3rd Ld Writethru-Xinhua Insight: China revises ... [Published Individual.com - 15 hours ago]
China's legislature adopts revised environmenta... [Published China.org.cn - 18 hours ago]
Northwestern Chinese City Counts Cost of Major ... [Published Caixin Online - 19 hours ago]
Tesla, JA Solar to build charging station in Sh... [Published Want China Times - 19 hours ago]
Report Finds Widespread Water Pollution in China [Published Gnom.es - 22 hours ago]
Investigators at Lanzhou Jiaotong University De... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 24 2014]
Deadline looms for social funding [Published Irish Independent - Apr 24 2014]
60% Of China's Water "Too Polluted To Drink" [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 24 2014]
60% Of China's Water "Too Polluted To Drink" [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 24 2014]
Today in 1989 : set up students' networks aroun... [Published Amnesty International UK - Apr 23 2014]
China 60% of underground water sources polluted [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 23 2014]
ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT : Data on Ecology and E... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]
Eutrophication weakens stabilizing effects of d... [Published Free Internet Press - Apr 23 2014]
60% of China's underground waters are heavily p... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 23 2014]
​China’s eco-crisis: 60% of underground water p... [Published Russia Today - Apr 23 2014]
China Finds 60% of Groundwater to Be Poor or Worse [Published Bloomberg - Apr 23 2014]
XINHUA - SW China schools shuttered amid sandstorm [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 23 2014]
SW China schools shuttered amid sandstorm [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 23 2014]
60 percent of China's water polluted [Published World Bulletin - Apr 23 2014]
China Regional Focus: Dalian, Liaoning Province [Published China Briefing - Apr 23 2014]
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60% Of China's Water "Too Polluted To Drink" [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 24 2014]
Forget bank-runs, the water run has begun in China . Residents of the western city of Lanzhou rushed to buy mineral water earlier this month after local tap water was found to contain excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene. But that is the tip ...
Chairman of Lanzhou Veolia apologizes after wat... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Apr 23 2014]
The chairman of the Chinese unit of French utility Veolia Environment has apologized to the public after a cancer-inducing chemical was found in tap water supplied by the company, the Xinhua news agency said. Benzene was found in tap water suppli... ...
Chairman of Veolia unit in China apologizes aft... [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 23 2014]
Reuters: The chairman of the Chinese unit of French utility Veolia Environment has apologized to the public after a cancer-inducing chemical was found in tap water supplied by the company, the Xinhua news agency said. Benzene was found in tap water supplied ...
China Environmental News Alert [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 18 2014]
Greenlaw from NRDC China, NRDC China Program, Beijing NRDC has been working in China for over fifteen years on such issues as energy efficiency, green buildings, clean energy technologies, environmental law, and green supply chain issues. This China ...
Chinese Court Rejects Lawsuit Over Lanzhou Wate... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 18 2014]
A Chinese court has rejected a lawsuit filed by five residents against a water supply company in  Lanzhou over excessive levels of carcinogenic benzene found in the tap water. The Lanzhou Intermediate People's Court said the individuals don't meet ...
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Century 21 China Real Estate Signs Lanzhou Fran... [Published Financial Services - Apr 14 2014]
Institute for Transportation and Development Po... [Published Auto & Transportation - Jan 15 2014]
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