China China issues new action plan to achieve continuous improvement of air quality

China issues new action plan to achieve continuous improvement of air quality

On December 7, 2023, the China’s State Council published the “Action plan for continuous improvement of air quality”. The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and neighboring areas, Yangtze River Delta, and Fenwei Plain regions are the key areas of the action plan. The action plan states that by 2025, emissions of nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) should be reduced by 10% from 2020 levels. Moreover, it also clarifies that the Clean Production Promotion Law will be amended to clarify the legal responsibilities of companies using low-VOC raw materials and auxiliary materials.

 

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Author / Responsibility

LIU Yake

Researcher, Research & Consulting Dept. EnviX Ltd.

Business Performance

worked as a research assistant at Department of Environmental Planning and Management, School of Environment, Tsinghua University for 4 years, and then joint in Envix in April, 2022, currently is mainly responsible for consulting on EHS regulation compliance in East Asia.

Background

MA, Environmental Econimics, Hiroshima University

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