Companies will now have to pay clean-up costs and for damaging the environment. Photo: AFP Companies will now have to pay clean-up costs and for damaging the environment. Photo: AFP
Companies will now have to pay clean-up costs and for damaging the environment. Photo: AFP

China to start making polluters pay to clean up their mess

Nationwide programme to make firms foot the bill for clean-up operations to be introduced after pilot scheme ran in several provinces

Topic |   China pollution
Companies will now have to pay clean-up costs and for damaging the environment. Photo: AFP Companies will now have to pay clean-up costs and for damaging the environment. Photo: AFP
Companies will now have to pay clean-up costs and for damaging the environment. Photo: AFP
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