17,000 polluting companies closed in ChinaStaff writer ▼ | December 28, 2015
China shut down 17,000 polluting enterprises following a pollution discharge inspection of 1.41 million companies from January to September this year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection said.
Environment Chinese ministry dispatched inspection teams to 504 enterprises
In November, the ministry dispatched inspection teams to 504 enterprises across the country, including Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Guangdong and Xinjiang. ■