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Published on Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Moves to expose Chinese textile polluters

Written by John Mowbray

China pollutionBEIJING – China’s Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE), which collects pollution records from the textile industry and maps incidents on a public, on-line, database, is working with government officials to try and introduce a new pollution release and transfer register (PRTR) system – similar to those used in other developed industrial countries. The negotiations come shortly before new pollution disclosure regulations in China are enforced in January 2014. Ecotextile News reports from Shanghai.


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