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Annual Review of Chinese Environmental Law Developments: 2011

May 2012

Citation: 42 ELR 10482

Issue: 5

Author: Mingqing You

In 2011, China began its Twelfth Five-Year Plan. The Plan includes both new and revised rules and goals for environmental protection and management. This annual review covers updates in climate change mitigation, environmental protection as it relates to economic and social development, new rules on the protection of water resources, solid and radioactive waste issues, and public participation goals.

Mingqing You is an Associate Professor at the Environmental and Resources Law Institute, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China. He is also an Associate Professor at Hubei Water Affairs Research Center, Wuhan, China, and a lawyer with Hubei Zhong & Xin Law Firm, Wuhan, China.

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