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China Declares War On Polluters — Shutters 40% Of Factories

October 28th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

China is getting serious about curbing pollution. According to sources, up to 40% of its factories have been closed at least temporarily recently as the country has struggled to meet its year-end pollution reduction goals. Officials from more than 80,000 factories have been charged with criminal offences for breaching emissions limits over the past year

China’s Air Quality Inspectors: Large Proportion Of Companies Falsifying Data

April 5th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Air quality inspectors in China found "problems" at over 3,000 companies during the first 3 months of 2017, according to the country's Environment Minister. These problems included: the widespread falsification of data, a failure to implement air pollution control measures strictly, various violations, and, in some instances, employees working to stop inspectors from making required checks

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