Chinese city shuts factories as environmental law bites

(Reuters) – An industrial city in eastern China has closed several factories, including many steel and nickel pig iron producers, in an apparent sign the government is stepping up enforcement of a new environmental law in the face of growing public discontent over pollution.

Premier Li Keqiang told the annual session of the National People’s Congress, or parliament, on Thursday his government would do everything it could to fight pollution.

Read more at: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/03/06/us-china-steel-production-idUKKBN0M20GO20150306

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