Press Release

Report on Effective Policies for Promoting Efforts to Prevent Environmental Pollution

April 17, 2008

The Ministry of the Environment set up a study group to examine effective policies for promoting efforts to prevent environmental pollution after considering some inappropriate cases revealed recently regarding prevention of environmental pollution, such as when a few enterprises exceeded emission standards and falsified the measured data. The group, held seven times since August 2007, examined current situations and challenges of preventing environmental pollution, discussed ways to promote efforts by enterprises and local governments and compiled a report.

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