China’s environment watchdog warns polluters not to flout winter smog plan

Smoke billows from a chimney as workers leave a factory in rural Gaoyi county, known for its ceramics production, near Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/Files

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s environment ministry issued a stern warning on Saturday to companies across heavy industry not to flout the nation’s tough emission rules — a move seen as quashing speculation that the 2018 winter anti-smog campaign will be more lenient. The warning comes after the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) on Thursday […]

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