Chinese worry about pollution

Kovac, Matt; Cozier, Muriel
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/22/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 50, p29
Trade Publication
The article presents the findings of a public opinion poll about the stance of the Chinese on issues involving environmental pollution. According to a survey conducted by China Environmental Culture Promotional Association, citizens believe that environmental pollution is a major concern. Many respondents, 81%, said that water pollution was their greatest concern, mainly because of the impact a number of chemical spills were having on the local waterways.


Related Articles

  • It's spring...let's light the lake.  // Earth Island Journal;Winter92/93, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p3 

    Reports that a military airfield near the town of Tapa, Estonia has spilled so much kerosene into the ground that local residents now routinely heat their homes in the winter by setting fire to the `water' taken from their backyard wells.

  • THE POLLS: POLLUTION AND INDUSTRY. Erskine, Hazel // Public Opinion Quarterly;Summer72, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p263 

    The article reports on the results of a public opinion poll on the sources of pollution and the role of industries in air and water pollution in the U.S. American industry is the culprit on the ecological scene, as the public sees it. Industrial wastes are considered the major pollutants of...

  • Clean Water: Better Information and Targeted Prevention Efforts Could Enhance Spill Management in the St. Clair-Detroit River Corridor: GAO-06-639. Stephenson, John B. // GAO Reports;7/7/2006, p1 

    Spills of oil and hazardous substances in the St. Clair-Detroit River corridor have degraded this border area between the United States and Canada and are a potential threat to local drinking water supplies. Within the United States such spills are reported to the National Response Center...

  • Estimation of pharmaceutical residues in primary and secondary sewage sludge based on quantities of use and fugacity modelling. Khan, S.J.; Ongerth, J.E. // Water Science & Technology;2002, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p105 

    Provides a framework for predicting likely concentrations of pharmaceutical residuals in fresh primary and secondary sewage sludge on both wet and dry basis. Operation of Australian sewage treatment plants (STPs); Usefulness of the fugacity-based modelling in predicting concentrations of...

  • Russian river phenol soars on spill. Blagov, Sergei // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;9/18/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 10, p11 

    The article reports on the rise of pollution levels in the Amur River in Russia following a phenol-related chemical spill from a Chinese chemical company in August 2006. The spill is expected to affect water supply to the Russian city of Khabarovsk. Khabarovsk regional governor Viktor Ishayev...

  • The carcinogen formaldehyde. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;1/30/2014, pA02 

    The carcinogen formaldehyde was in water W. Va. residents bathed in following a Jan. 9 chemical spill that contaminated the water of Charleston.

  • DON'T TOUCH THE WATER! O'NEILL, JUSTIN // Scholastic Scope;Mar2014, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p4 

    The article discusses the contamination of southwestern West Virginia's water supply on January 9, 2014 by the industrial chemical 4-methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM), which leaked into the Elk River from a storage tank belonging to specialty chemicals company Freedom Industries.

  • PUBLIC CONCERN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION. Murch, Arvin W. // Public Opinion Quarterly;Spring71, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p100 

    The article details a survey which dealt with the issue of environmental damage on several different levels aimed at discovering how aware people were of this problem, who or what they felt was responsible for it and how it might be solved. There seems to be willingness to believe in a solution...

  • Editorial: Comparative Survey Research. Smith, Tom W. // International Journal of Public Opinion Research;Autumn2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p267 

    The article discusses reports published within a special issue of the "International Journal of Public Opinion Research" which presents a series of papers from the 2008 International Conference on Survey Method in Multinational, Multiregional, and Multicultural Contexts held in Berlin, Germany.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics