Caixin OnlineEnvironment Secrecy in Environmental Monitoring
08.02.2012 11:28

Secrecy in Environmental Monitoring

For reasons that go beyond lightening the load of strained government agencies, NGOs should be permitted to openly monitor environmental information
By Zheng Ge
A

(Beijing) – Organizations and individuals are the only antidote to the harms that result from treating environmental information as government secrets.

In June, the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau head, Zhang Quan, lambasted the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai for starting public pollution readings of small airborne particles known as PM 2.5, stating such actions were unlawful.

We hope you have enjoyed your free articles for the month
REGISTER to get 5 more free articles, or SUBSCRIBE to get full access to Caixin
Already a subscriber? Log in now
COMMENTS (0)
Sign up to receive our free daily newsletter

LATEST VIDEOS

Latest Issue
On the Cover:

Transparency Time

After securing clients in 170 countries, the telecom gear-maker Huawei is stepping out of the shadows


Issue 87
March, 2015

POPULAR GALLERIES

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Caixin-China
Economics & Finance
Latest Issue:
Transparency Time
After securing clients in 170 countries, the telecom gear-maker Huawei is stepping out of the shadows
Issue 87
03.01.2015

Subscribe       |       Newsletter        |        FAQ