On Sept. 26, 2023, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment released draft principles for the review and approval of environmental impact assessment reports for construction work in the following industries:
- Cement manufacturing
- Electrolytic aluminum production
- Integrated circuit manufacturing
- Lithium-ion battery and related battery material manufacturing
The ministry collected comments on the drafts. These draft principles set out specific requirements for site selection, pollution prevention, etc. for construction work.