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China passes new energy plan due by 2015

07-12-2012 09:44 BJT

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On Wednesday, China’s State Council approved a new plan on energy saving and emission reduction. The plan needs to be fully implemented by the year 2015. It aims at reducing the country’s energy consumption by 16 percent of its GDP, and cutting emissions of chemical waste gas.

In the coming years, the government will also put a hold on the development of industries with high energy consumption and emissions. The government says it will take the responsibility for promoting energy saving measures and management.

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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