Liaon­ing ups ef­forts on mar­itime eco-pro­tec­tion

China Daily (Canada) - - NEWS CAPSULE -

North­east China's Liaon­ing province will strengthen en­vi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion for the ocean and is­lands dur­ing the 13th FiveYear Plan (2016-20), ac­cord­ing to the local mar­itime au­thor­i­ties.

In a state­ment, the Liaon­ing Pro­vin­cial Oceanic and Fish­ery Depart­ment said the province will tighten the review and ap­proval pro­ce­dures for local busi­ness’ use of the ocean and will su­per­vise land recla­ma­tion on is­lands.

The province’s nat­u­ral coast­line will be rig­or­ously pro­tected and is­land restora­tion projects will also be un­der­taken, the depart­ment said, adding that in­spec­tors will mon­i­tor the im­ple­men­ta­tion of pro­tec­tion mea­sures.

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