Heavy industry in China will face pollution-insurance mandate

02/26/2013 | Reuters · Xinhuanet.com (China)

Industries that generate pollution will be required to take part in a pilot insurance program, Chinese officials said last week. Chemical companies, mining and smelting operations, and leather-goods manufacturers are among the companies that must take part in the program. The effort is intended to reduce pollution and ensure compensation is available for pollution-related accidents.

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Reuters · Xinhuanet.com (China)

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