Edited by Qin Tianbao
Chapter 7: Law on prevention and control of environmental pollution by solid wastes
AbstractToxic and harmful substances refer to those that are used in daily life that can pollute the environment, make people and animals toxic, sicken or die. From the perspective of environmental legislation, toxic and harmful substances are mainly of two types: the first type refers to chemical substance and the second to radioactive substance. At present, China has laws on single-line preventions on radioactive substances but has not yet promulgated comprehensive legislation on the prevention of pollution caused by the chemical substances. However, some regulations that originally were aimed at controlling chemical substances provide, to a degree, the legal grounds to prevent chemical pollution. This chapter provides an overview of China’s Regulations on Controlling and Prevention of Chemical Substance Pollution; on the Prevention and Treatment of Radioactive Contamination Pollution; and on the Prevention and Treatment of Pesticide Pollution.
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