Kovac, Matt
March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 59, p13
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the environmental policy of the Chinese government. At the National People's Congress, Shanxi governor Yu Youjin said he wanted to ensure that the coal-producing province was not on the environmental blacklist. His comments were in response to plans on measuring the impact of pollution on economic growth through a green GDP index. Positive outcomes include an improvement in energy efficiency and funding for developments in technology in coal and chemical companies.


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