China's new environmental protection regulatory regime: Effects and gaps

Bo Zhang, Cong Cao, Robert M. Hughes, Wayne S. Davis

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China recently made major steps to reduce air, water, and soil pollution nationally. The Environmental Protection Law is a foundation for improving laws and regulations. Improvement in data quality, information disclosure, and ecological assessment is needed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)464-469
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Environmental Management
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2017


  • Air pollution
  • Challenges
  • Law enforcement
  • Water pollution

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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