Pan Yue, Deputy minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Photo: Reuters Pan Yue, Deputy minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Photo: Reuters
Pan Yue, Deputy minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Photo: Reuters

China environment ministry accused of passing buck on project approvals

Giving local governments power over industrial projects to cut red tape could unwind pollution laws and worsen degradation, say greens

Pan Yue, Deputy minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Photo: Reuters Pan Yue, Deputy minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Photo: Reuters
Pan Yue, Deputy minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Photo: Reuters
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