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May 29, 2018 06:42 PM
ENVIRONMENT

Regulators Push for Case-by-Case Anti-Pollution Approach

Tourists swarm into Beijing’s Forbidden City during unusually heavy smog on May 12. Photo: Wu Gang/Caixin
Tourists swarm into Beijing’s Forbidden City during unusually heavy smog on May 12. Photo: Wu Gang/Caixin

China is revising its anti-pollution policies to avoid a “one size fits all” approach that regulators fear has put a chill on economic growth and unfairly targeted some businesses.

The Ministry of Ecology and Environment on Monday released new guidelines for environmental protection inspectors and regional regulators that will curtail heavy-handed measures in enforcement.

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