Date
19 August 2017

Jiangsu plans 1 bln yuan environmental subsidy fund, Xinhua says

The Jiangsu provincial government will set aside up to 1 billion yuan (US$165.4 million) in subsidies for environmental protection, Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday. In August 2013, Jiangsu became the first province in China to outline protected areas for 15 types of natural resources such as wetland. The provincial finance department now plans to hand out annual bonuses to cities and counties with outstanding achievements in environmental protection, the report said.

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