2011-2015 Guideline on Water Pollution in China

"Poor" water-pollution control in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei

Date of Release: 
Oct 28 2015

BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Cities and provinces have been named and shamed for poor water-pollution control, including Beijing and neighboring Tianjin Municipality and Hebei Province, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said on Wednesday.

The ministry evaluated the implementation of two water pollution control guidelines that cover China's major drainage areas, including the Yangtze River and Yellow River, for the year 2014.

Other regions brought to task include Henan and Hubei provinces, and the reservoir region of the Three Gorges Dam.

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