AFX News Limited
China suspends approval for 44 indl projects in Q1 due to environmental risks
04.05.2006, 08:47 AM

BEIJING (AFX) - China has suspended approval for 44 proposed industrial plants and rejected plans for another 16 in the first quarter due to concerns that they could threaten the environment, said Pan Yue, deputy director of the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA).