Chinese Polluters Relocate To Avoid Environmental Scrutiny
Chinese factories are moving inland from coastal regions to provinces such as Hunan, Guangxi, Zhejiang and Jiangxi in order to escape tighter environmental scrutiny, according to China’s Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs, Reuters reports.
“It’s quite prevalent, especially in the Pearl River Delta where the government is trying to clear the mess and strengthen the enforcement,” Ma Jun, the think tank’s director, said in the article.
IPE says that about 15,000 companies that have broken emissions standards across China.
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