China Has Plans to Curb Water Pollution, Securities Journal Says

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection is considering policies to reduce water pollution, the China Securities Journal reported, citing unidentified people close to the ministry.

Treatment of sludge found in wastewater will be the focus of the policies, the report said,

China is the world’s biggest producer of sludge and treats only 10 percent of it, the report said, citing Chen Tongbin, a researcher at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

— With assistance by Feifei Shen

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