30 Oct '13, 1pm

Moves to expose Chinese textile polluters

Moves to expose Chinese textile polluters

BEIJING – China’s Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), which collects pollution records from the textile industry and maps incidents on a public, on-line, database, is working with government officials to try and introduce a new pollution release and transfer register (PRTR) system – similar to those used in other developed industrial countries. The negotiations come shortly before new pollution disclosure regulations in China are enforced in January 2014. Ecotextile News reports from Shanghai.

Full article: http://www.ecotextile.com/2013103012280/materials-product...

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