At the end of year 2003, number of Korea뭩 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses in operation surpassed 4000. Since the first production of CNG buses in 2000, the Ministry of Environment has been making unprecedented efforts to promote greater supply of CNG and other Natural gas vehicles, the ideal alternatives to reduce vehicle pollution and e..
In a victory for many Buan county residents, the central government, with an apology, gave up its effort yesterday to force the construction of a nuclear waste processing plant upon the rural area in North Jeolla province.
The government said it would throw open the bidding process to allow other regions of the country to apply for the faci..
Not everyone in Buan county in North Jeolla province is opposed to having a nuclear waste dump in the rural region.
After months of fierce, and occasionally violent, protests, support is now being heard for the central government's plan to build a waste disposal facility in Buan.
Civic groups in the county, with membership totaling 3,200, iss..
Residents of Wido island in Buan County, North Jeolla province, the planned site of a nuclear waste disposal facility, clashed over the government's proposal to create a state-funded corporation by next March that would begin selling marine products produced on the island by May.
Analysts said the proposal aims to appease the residents, ma..
BUAN, North Jeolla ― Representatives of Buan county opponents of a proposed nuclear waste site said yesterday that they will negotiate about a proposed referendum on the project, if authorities present details of when and how a vote would take place.
Previously, Buan residents had demanded the referendum be held before the end of the ..