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StatementNational Industrial Pollution Control Council.
ContributionsNational Industrial Pollution Control Council., United States. Dept. of Commerce
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Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
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Environmental policies before China’s economic reform a brief history 2. For many years before China’s reform of the economic system inpollution was a so-called nonissue in China [].For example, only a few regulatory standards (largely oriented to occupational health) based on Soviet practice were promulgated in and revised in but were almost ineffective [].Air pollution control, the techniques employed to reduce or eliminate the emission into the atmosphere of substances that can harm the environment or human health.

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