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State Council Air Pollution Prevention and Control Plan

Sat, 10/01/2016

China Clean Air Updates.pdf

Translation provided by Clean Air Alliance of China.


Environmental Protection Law of People’s Republic of China

Tue, 04/01/2014

Environmental_Protection_Law_of_the People’s_Republic_of_China.pdf

Translation provided with permission of the EU-China Environmental Governance Program and the Policy Research Center for Environment and Economy.


Legislation 

  1. The Soil Pollution Prevention and Control Law
    http://zfs.mee.gov.cn/fl/201809/t20180907_549845.shtml
    8/31/2018
  2. The Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law
    http://zfs.mee.gov.cn/fl/200802/t20080229_118802.shtml
    6/27/2017
  3. The Air Pollution Prevention and Control Law
    http://zfs.mee.gov.cn/fl/201509/t20150906_309354.shtml
    8/29/2015
  4. The Maritime Environmental Protection Law
    http://zfs.mee.gov.cn/fl/201805/t20180517_440477.shtml
    11/4/2017
  5. The Environmental Protection Tax Law
    http://zfs.mee.gov.cn/fl/201704/t20170417_411610.shtml
    12/25/2016
  6. The Solid Waste Pollution Prevention and Control Law
    http://hbj.jiangmen.gov.cn/xxgk/ywgl/gfgl/zhsw/201706/t20170608_155877.html
    11/7/2016
  7. 13th NPC Standing Committee Five-Year Legislative Plan                                                                    https://npcobserver.com/2018/09/07/translation-13th-npc-standing-committee-five-year-legislative-plan/

Judicial Interpretations

  1. The Rules of the Supreme People’s Court on Certain Matters concerning the Application of Laws in Adjudicating Civil Environmental Public Interest Litigation
    http://www.court.gov.cn/fabu-xiangqing-13025.html
    1/6/2015
  2. The Rules of the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on Certain Matters concerning the Application of Laws in Adjudicating Public Interest Cases Filed by Procuratorates
    http://www.spp.gov.cn/zdgz/201803/t20180302_368570.shtml
    2/23/2018
  3. The Rules of the Supreme People’s Court on Certain Matters concerning the Application of Laws in Adjudicating Environmental Torts Cases
    6/1/2015
    http://www.court.gov.cn/fabu-xiangqing-14615.html
  4. The Rules of the Supreme People’s Court on Certain Matters concerning the Cases Involving Maritime Natural Resources and Ecological Environmental Damage
    12/29/2017
    http://www.court.gov.cn/fabu-xiangqing-76502.html