31 Oct '17, 9am

China Closes 40 Percent of Its Factories to Curb Extreme Pollution #care2

Is China finally getting serious about curbing rampant air pollution ? It sure looks like it. The government recently shut down 40 percent of the country’s factories because they couldn’t meet air quality standards . It’s an extraordinary move for China, which — until recently — held noticeably little interest in the devastating environmental impacts of industrial pollution. China’s Ministry of Environment has reprimanded, fined or criminally charged officials from over 30 provinces in more than 80,000 factories for environmental offenses. It’s part of an ongoing push since 2015 to encourage Chinese industry to take new, stricter emissions regulations seriously. Inspectors now descend on entire city blocks, threatening to shut off electricity to halt production if facilities won’t stop of their own volition. Pleas for more time to comply fall on deaf ears. China wants to c...

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