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Lawyers demand Chinese government action to clear smog

F
ive lawyers have brought a case against the local governments of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei for failing to implement their own environmental regulations. "This is the first time that lawyers have used an administrative lawsuit to protest the government's treatment of air pollution," said Wu Qiang, an expert on Chinese political protests. "It marks a new stage in the environmental movement."
7 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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