Algae on a swimmer in Qingdao, Shandong. A proposed amendment to the Environmental Protection Law limiting who can lodge public interest lawsuits has angered many. Photo: Reuters

Green law change would limit lawsuits

Draft amendment would prevent civil groups taking on polluters in the courts, lawyer says, while NGO calls legal curbs discriminatory

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Algae on a swimmer in Qingdao, Shandong. A proposed amendment to the Environmental Protection Law limiting who can lodge public interest lawsuits has angered many. Photo: Reuters
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