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ANALYSIS & REVIEWS

Pollution: It Doesn’t Pay to be Naughty

State Council wants to use the enforcement of law & regulation “to force the economy to transform and upgrade”. See how violation cost surges with daily fines, new standards & discharge permit trading in a bid to push China to go clean … more


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INTERVIEWS

Water Rights in China

Professor Jia Shaofeng, Deputy Director of the Center for Water Resources Research of CAS, shares his in-depth insights on water rights in China – what they are, who owns them, how can they be “traded” & why a market trading system should be the way foward … more


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OPINIONS & EXPERT VIEWS

Christmas Came Early

Xi’s carbon emission promise, increased regulatory risk are a few reasons why Debra Tan thinks Christmas came early for China’s waters. Industry beware; as China is expected to aggressively enforce some of these new polices … more


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RESEARCH & REPORTS

List of Companies With Environment Pollution Liability Insurance (Chinese only): lists about 5,000 companies (in total there are more than 25,000 since 2007; total insurance fees amount to RMB60 billion)

Source: MEP, 2014

USEFUL LINKS

BSR – Food, Beverage and Agriculture BSR works with a broad range of agriculture, food, and beverage companies to integrate corporate responsibility into core business strategies

FAO – Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger by helping developing countries and countries in transition to modernise and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all.

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GLOSSARY & MEASUREMENTS

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals in China

Click on the link below for a list of heavy metals and their maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the potential effects … … more

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China

Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more

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