Tag: incinerator

Weibo Watch: Issue 8

(November 9, 2011) This week, a botched Car Free Day sees heavier traffic jams than usual; Beijing’s air pollution is far worse than Chinese authorities admit; citizens clash with police in protests against waste incineration; and farmers burn straw, adding smog to Chinese cities.

Watchdog hits decision to build incinerator

(June 8, 2007) China’s State Environmental Protection Administration has hit out at local authorities in Beijing over their approval of a controversial waste-treatment plant near a populated residential area, two days after a rare protest by hundreds of residents in the city centre.