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China to ban all imports of solid waste from beginning of 2021

A notice of a complete ban on solid waste imports was released jointly by China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), and the General Administration of Customs.

https://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202011/27/WS5fc0edb7a31024ad0ba980fb.html
State Council Passes Draft of a New Version of China’s Emission Permit Regulation

Premier Li Keqiang hosted an executive meeting of the State Council on December 9th, 2020. The meeting passed the “Regulations on the Management of Emission Permits (Draft)”, clarifying that the pollutant discharge units shall be classified according to the amount of pollutants produced, discharged, and the level of impact to the environment, among others.

http://www.gov.cn/premier/2020-12/09/content_5568536.htm
Two regional action plans released to address the air pollution in autumn and winter

On October 30th, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) released two action plans for comprehensive control of air pollution in the autumn and winter of 2020-2021, focusing on Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei (Jing-Jin-Ji) cluster plus Fenwei Plain and Yangtze River Delta area.

http://english.mee.gov.cn/News_service/media_news/202011/t20201106_806650.shtml
Green goals adopted in China’s ruling party’s decision on future national development strategies

The 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) concluded its fifth plenary session in Beijing on October 29th with the release of a Communique. The plenary session heard and discussed a work report delivered by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, on behalf of the Political Bureau/Politburo of the CPC Central Committee.

https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-10-29/19th-CPC-Central-Committee-concludes-fifth-plenary-session-UZ8ZC4kHhm/index.html