Taiwan revises Air Pollution Control Fee Collection Regulations

Exemptions from collection under conditions such as quarterly VOC emissions being 10 kg or less

Air

On March 24, 2022, the Environmental Protection Administration Executive Yuan of Taiwan issued a notice on revision of certain articles of the “Air Pollution Control Fee Collection Regulations”. Article 16 …

China releases national standard for water reuse

Reclaimed water is classified into 3 grades based on water quality

Water

On December 31, 2021, the State Administration for Market Regulation and the Standardization Administration of the P.R.C (SAC) jointly released the “Water reuse guidelines-water quality management for water reclamation plants” …

China begins public consultation for RoHS-related industry standard

“Measurement of seven phthalates used in electrical and electronic devices: High-performance liquid chromatography”

Chemical Substances (Products) Electrical and Electronic Equipments

On March 3, 2022, the China Electronics Standardization Institute announced a solicitation for opinions regarding the RoHS-related industry standard “Measurement of seven phthalates used in electrical and electronic devices: High-performance …

China strengthens regulations on heavy metal pollution

Measures such as the designation of key regulated areas, substances and industries have been introduced

Air Soil Water

China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment on March 7 released its “opinions on strengthening regulations on heavy metal pollution”. The opinions require the designation of key regulated areas, substances and …

China announces plan for industrial wastewater recycling

Recycling rate target set for each industry to promote circular water use

Water

On Dec. 24, China’s six government bodies, including the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Ecology and Environment, jointly announced a plan …