Chen Li/ Shanghai Daily News
The development of Chongming Island will play a major role in expanding
Shanghai's recreational facilities by 2010 with a friendly environmental policy,
the Chongming County government said today.
The government said it will limit the number of autos getting onto the island
and promote environmentally friendly fuel to preserve the landscape of the
The county government also plans to develop tourism on the third largest
island in China. The Chongming County government said it will introduce the
Queen Mary, a retired world-class luxury ship, to the island to cater to the
needs of well-off city dwellers.
Three months ago, the government worked out regulations to monitor industries
and control water pollution while pledging to build more green projects for
These regulations mainly covered water quality, air quality, rubbish
treatment and the greenery industry in the island district.