Environmental Tort Litigation in China
7 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2011 Last revised: 1 Jul 2014
Date Written: November 1, 2011
This paper provides an introduction to environmental tort law and practice in China, and briefly reviews China's 2009 Tort Law and its chapter on environmental torts. This paper, one of several, was prepared for U.S. Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency officials participating in a set of roundtables and discussions on environmental law enforcement in China with senior officials from the Supreme People's Procuratorate, Supreme People's Court, Ministry of Environmental Protection, Guangzhou Maritime Court, and environmental law scholars.
Keywords: china environmental tort law litigation, tort law china, environmental law, environmental rights and china, environmental torts and china
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