China cracks down on firms for pollution limit violationsPosted On: May. 22, 2019 6:02 AM CST
China has fined 82 companies for exceeding pollution limits and ordered them to restrict operations until their emissions are reduced, Reuters reported. The companies include China Baowu Steel Group Corp. Ltd.'s and Aluminum Corp. of China Ltd.'s units. The Ministry of Ecology and Environment also accused more than 300 firms for violating equipment quality standards and exceeding wastewater discharge restrictions.