U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will travel to China from October 9 through October 14.
China, in collaboration with the Singapore government, is developing a district based on environmental urban planning called EcoCity. GreenGen, is also a power plant being built by a state-owned utility that will be the first commercial-scale plant to use a technology that turns coal into gas, making it easier to capture carbon. The homegrown Chinese technology is being licensed overseas.
In September, the United Steelworkers filed a complaint with U.S. trade officials claiming that China is unfairly subsidizing its clean-energy sector. Last week, 181 members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to President Barack Obama, urging his administration to address China's use of "unfair trade practices" to "globally dominate the green technology sector."
Center Trip To China 2007