Pollution hangs over factories in Qingdao in eastern China. Premier Li Keqiang last week criticised the excessive delays and costs incurred by some risk assessments. Photo: EPA

Crackdown on corruption at Chinese environmental risk assessment agencies

Sixty-three agencies censured for malpractice after graft-busters criticise 'flawed' system in which friends of officials intervened in reviews

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Pollution hangs over factories in Qingdao in eastern China. Premier Li Keqiang last week criticised the excessive delays and costs incurred by some risk assessments. Photo: EPA
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