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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