Comparing and Contrasting U.S. and Chinese Environmental Law

, New York Law Journal


In their Domestic Environmental Law column, Christine A. Fazio and Ethan I. Strell of Carter Ledyard & Milburn report on a recent environmental law study tour of China, writing: China is experiencing unprecedented growth and pollution without the legal capacity to address it. It does not bode well that China's current growth dwarfs anything in history. On the positive side, though, China has made impressive strides in environmental protection, and many Chinese we met are encouraged by the incremental progress and are optimistic about the future.

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