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Ministry of Land and Resources gives briefing on illegal land use

01-21-2011 09:36 BJT

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The Ministry of Land and Resources has given a briefing on the results of eight illegal land use cases. Those cases, due to their harmful influence on society, were required to be put on the urgent list of Provincial Departments of Land and Resources at the end of last year.

The eight cases include violations by the Cuiping District government in Sichuan Province in using farmland for housing development, illegally building a villa in Yichan City in Hubei Province, illegally building golf courses in Three Gorges City in Hubei Province, and illegal approval of land transfer in Jinjiang City in Fujian Province. In addition, central Hunan Province and southwest Chongqing Municipality also saw companies encroaching on farmland and forests to build golf courses.

Such illegal golf courses were also built in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwest China. Illegal mining in Anhui and Shaanxi provinces also occurred. All people accountable have been brought to justice.

8 illegal land use cases:

Cuiping District occupies farmland for housing development

Urban Planning Bureau of Yichan City's illegal approval building villas

Illegal land transfer in Fujian Province

Grassland occupation for golf courses in Hunan Province

Illegal land occupation in Chongqing Municipality

Grassland occupation in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

Coal-mining beyond authorized land in Anhui Province

Illegal coal-mining in Shaanxi Province

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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