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Higher anti-pollution fees result in win-win situation in Beijing

Date of Release: 
May 7 2014

The higher fees and penalties now being collected from Beijing companies not complying with the city's anti-pollution regulations have raised an additional 88 million yuan US$14 million for the city, according to its environmental monitoring bureau.

The amount so far collected is many times more than the bureau's collection of merely 8.34 million yuan for the same period last year.

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US Court Upholds EPA Emissions Regulations

Date of Release: 
Jul 2 2012

A 26 June ruling by a United States federal court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) first-ever regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards. The move clears the way for the federal environmental agency to move forward with broader implementation of GHG regulation across the US.

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China to set stricter emission standards for thermal power plants

Date of Release: 
Aug 23 2011

China's environmental authorities are mulling over stiff new emissions standards for thermal power plants amid concerns that they may increase costs and lead to more losses.

The new standards, consistent with an earlier version issued in January, will be released for public consultation in late August, according to the Ministry of Environment Protection.

Read full story: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2011-08/23/c_131068820.htm

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