soil quality regulation

By King & Wood Mallesons’ Compliance Group

With environmental pollution front and center in the Chinese press, the government in Beijing has moved to address at least one aspect of the problem – soil pollution. In a likely sign that new regulations on soil quality are on their way, the State Council recently issued a directive titled “Working Arrangement of the Recent Environmental Protection and Comprehensive Treatment of Soil.” Investors take note: the policies proposed by the Council will almost certainly impact existing and future investments in sectors such as manufacturing and heavy industry, as well as investments in geographic areas deemed to be ecologically sensitive.
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