Inspections of imported waste to rise
Legislators have vowed to increase supervision of government departments in charge of handling imported solid waste, aiming to protect the environment and ensure public health. The Standing Committee of theNational People’s Congress will conduct inspections to ensure that the lawon the prevention of solid waste pollution is being enforced. The inspections, led by Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, will be conducted in 10 areas, including Tianjin, Jiangsu province and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. The inspections will last until the end of July, the committee said.