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China to Toughen Pollution Laws

A top Chinese legislator says Beijing will tighten environmental laws and force polluters to pay compensation for the damage they cause.In a policy presentation Sunday to the legislature's annual session, Zhang Dejiang - a member of the powerful Politburo Standing Committee - said that businesses are responsible for environmental damage and must be held to account. He said legal revisions are being prepared, but he offered no specific details.China's Environment Ministry has...

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