A contaminated river in Cangnan county, Zhejiang province in 2014. Photo: ReutersA contaminated river in Cangnan county, Zhejiang province in 2014. Photo: Reuters
A contaminated river in Cangnan county, Zhejiang province in 2014. Photo: Reuters

China’s ‘war on pollution’ moves to countryside with new plan to clean up rural land and water

Plan approved ‘in principle’ also seeks to cut use of pesticides and fertilisers

Topic |   China pollution
A contaminated river in Cangnan county, Zhejiang province in 2014. Photo: ReutersA contaminated river in Cangnan county, Zhejiang province in 2014. Photo: Reuters
A contaminated river in Cangnan county, Zhejiang province in 2014. Photo: Reuters
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