May 07, 2018 06:31 PM

Quick Take: Hainan Unveils Plan to Clean Up Its Water

Photo: VCG
Photo: VCG

The tropical island of Hainan has announced a plan to clean up its lakes, rivers and bays after the central government announced it would become a testing ground for greater environmental conservation.

Under the three-year campaign, the province’s government will target 126 polluted lakes, rivers and coastal bodies of water to make sure the water quality in the targeted waterways qualifies as “class three” under national surface water standards.

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