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Environment Newsletter - January 2017
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In January, China released documents which will hold producers accountable for the environmental impact of their products and the soil pollution at production sites. Major updates include:


*  The State Council has released a plan to hold manufacturers  responsible for the environmental impact of their products across the product lifecycle.
*  New soil pollution management guidelines have created a framework for local governments to assess and treat polluted plots, strengthening the government’s ability to hold polluters responsible.
*  New stringent subsidy standards aim to promote the development of more competitive NEVs and wean the industry off government support
*  A new policy will support EP by promoting development of new materials in EP-critical industries 

Environment Newsletter - January 2017