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China to cut coal use, boost EV sales over next 3 yrs under pollution plan

China is in the fifth year of a "war on pollution" aimed at reversing the damage done to the country's environment since the economy was opened up in 1978

Reuters  |  Beijing/Shanghai 

China will cut coal consumption, boost electric vehicle sales and shut more outdated steel and coke capacity in the coming three years, the State Council said in a long-awaited 2018 to 2020 pollution action plan published on Tuesday. China is in the fifth year of a "war on pollution" aimed at reversing the damage done to the country's environment since the economy was opened up in 1978, with President Xi Jinping promising to use the full might of the Chinese Communist Party to meet the country's goals. The new 2018 to 2020 action plan, released on the ...

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First Published: Wed, July 04 2018. 11:45 IST
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