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Annual Review of Chinese Environmental Law Developments: 2018

June 2019

Citation: 49 ELR 10547

Issue: 6

Author: Mingqing You and Haijing Wang

In China, the year 2018 witnessed important institutional changes for environmental protection and the development of some major environmental legislation. These included administrative restructuring; the revision and adoption of legislation on environmental impact assessment (EIA), soil pollution, and noise pollution; and a judicial interpretation on damage to the marine environment. This Comment summarizes some of the year’s major developments.

Mingqing You is a Professor of Law at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China. Haijing Wang is a Ph.D. candidate of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law.

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