In steel capital Tangshan, GDP growth fell to 5.6 per cent in the first quarter, when curbs on winter production were most severe. It was 6.7 per cent in the third quarter of last year. Photo: Reuters

China to expand environmental checks to more cities and regions in anti-pollution drive

Some 200 teams with 18,000 inspectors and support staff will be sent out to focus on heavy industry, energy, transport and land use, ministry says

Topic |   China pollution

TOP PICKS

In steel capital Tangshan, GDP growth fell to 5.6 per cent in the first quarter, when curbs on winter production were most severe. It was 6.7 per cent in the third quarter of last year. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE