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Environmental Policy and Governance in China.

By: Kitagawa, Hideki.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Tokyo : Springer Japan, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (207 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9784431564904.Subject(s): Environmental managementAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Environmental Policy and Governance in ChinaDDC classification: 363.705610951 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Preface -- References -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Environmental Policy Under President Xi Jinping Leadership: The Changing Environmental Norms -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.1.1 Proposal of Eco-civilization -- 1.2 The Decision of the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of CPC -- 1.2.1 Improving the System of Natural Resource Property Rights and the System of Natural Resource Utilization Control -- 1.2.2 Delimiting ``the Red Line for Ecological Protection()´´ -- 1.2.3 Implementing Compensation Systems for Use of Resources and for Damage to the Ecological Environment -- 1.2.4 Reforming the Ecological Protection Management System -- 1.3 Amendment to the Environmental Protection Law -- 1.4 Law Administration and Governance -- 1.4.1 Establishment of a Supervision System -- 1.4.2 Reform of the Executive Personnel Management System -- 1.4.3 Reform of Local Governments´ Finances -- 1.4.4 Reform of Environmental Administrative Divisions -- 1.4.5 Expansion of Information Disclosure and Actual Public Participation -- 1.4.6 Others -- 1.4.6.1 Introduction of Sustainable Assessment -- 1.4.6.2 Development of Human Resources with Specialized Knowledge (Introduction of a Qualification System and Enforcement of S... -- References -- Chapter 2: Evolution of Environmental Thought and Enforcement of Environmental Protection Legislation in China: The Status Quo -- 2.1 The Creation of EPL and the Development of Environmental and Resource Protection Laws in China from 1979 to 2010 -- 2.1.1 Birth of the EPL (for Trial Implementation) in 1979 -- 2.1.2 The SCNPC Revised and Approved the EPL for the First Time in 1989 -- 2.1.3 The Revision of EPL from 1993 Until To Date: The Unending Process -- 2.2 The Approval of the Newly Revised EPL: The Evolutionary Process -- 2.2.1 The Scope of EPL Revision Between 2011 and 2012: The Gradual Process.
2.2.2 The Scope of EPL Revision in 2013 -- 2.2.3 The Scope of EPL Revision in 2014 -- 2.3 The Enactment of the Newly Revised Environmental Protection Law: The Problematic Issues -- 2.3.1 Current Status and Problems of Separate Environmental Protection Legislations -- 2.3.2 Status and Problems of Environmental Administrative Enforcement -- 2.3.3 Situation and Problems of Environmental Judicature -- 2.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Land Contamination Legislation in China: The Emerging Challenges -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The Growing Problem of Land Contamination in China -- 3.2.1 Status Quo of Land Contamination in China -- 3.2.2 Causes of Land Contamination in China -- 3.2.3 Impacts of Land Contamination -- 3.3 The Current Legal Landscape for Regulating Contaminated Lands -- 3.3.1 Legislative Frameworks -- 3.3.1.1 The Constitution of the People´s Republic of China -- 3.3.1.2 Environmental Protection Law of the People´s Republic of China (As Amended in 2014) -- 3.3.1.3 Other Nationwide Laws and Regulations -- 3.3.1.4 MEP Decrees and Environmental Standards -- 3.3.1.5 Local Regulations -- 3.3.2 Limitations of Current Laws and Regulations -- 3.4 Addressing Challenges by Referring Experience of Other Jurisdictions -- 3.4.1 An Overview of Global Approaches to Contaminated Land Management -- 3.4.2 Incorporate International Experiences into Chinese Legislation -- 3.4.2.1 Contaminated Land Risk Assessment Scheme -- 3.4.2.2 Contaminated Land Remediation Scheme -- 3.4.2.3 Contaminated Land Liability Scheme -- 3.4.2.4 Environmental Liability Insurance Scheme -- 3.4.2.5 Financial Assistance for Contaminated Land Remediation and Redevelopment -- 3.5 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Chapter 4: Environmental Management System in China: The Target Achieving Process -- 4.1 Introduction.
4.2 Target Responsibility System in Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Policies -- 4.2.1 Institutional Background of the TRS -- 4.2.2 The Scheme of the TRS -- 4.2.2.1 Time Schedule of Target Setting Process -- 4.2.2.2 Target Allocating Processes -- 4.2.2.3 Assessment Indicators for Target Achieving Performance -- 4.2.2.4 Punitive Measures -- 4.2.3 Performance Examination Mechanism -- 4.2.4 Recent Improvement in Public Engagement -- 4.3 Legal Analysis of TRS -- 4.3.1 Legal Background of TRS -- 4.3.1.1 Strong Command and Supervisory Authority of the Central Government over Provincial Governments -- 4.3.1.2 Strong Binding Force of the National FYP -- 4.3.1.3 Greater Power of the Communist Party of China to Control Personnel Affairs -- 4.3.2 Legal Issues of TRS -- 4.3.2.1 Legally Binding Force of Allocated Targets -- 4.3.2.2 Regional Restrictions on Environmental Impact Assessment Approval -- 4.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: An Analysis of China Coal Resource Tax Reform and Its Implications on Resource Saving -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 China´s Coal Resource Tax: Transition and Characteristics -- 5.2.1 China´s Coal Resource Tax Reform and Characteristics -- 5.2.1.1 A Short History of China´s Coal Resource Tax System -- 5.2.1.2 Characteristics of China´s Coal Resource Tax -- 5.2.2 A Conceptual Framework for the Coal Resource Tax Reform -- 5.3 Empirical Analysis of the Impact of the Coal Resource Tax Before the Tax Reform (2001-2011) -- 5.3.1 The Funding Effect of the Coal Resource Tax -- 5.3.2 The Effects on Resource Conservation -- 5.3.3 The Effects on Energy Savings -- 5.4 The Effect of the 2011 Coal Resource Tax Reform and Its Limits -- 5.5 Current Status of Coal Resource Tax Reform in China -- 5.6 Conclusion -- References.
Chapter 6: Environmental Litigation and External Influence from Outside the Court in the PRC: A Case Study of Zhang Changjian ... -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Summary of the Case -- 6.3 The Meeting of the Government of Pingnan County on July 20, 2000 -- 6.3.1 Summary of the Meeting -- 6.3.2 Argument of Rongping Chemical Against the Decision of the County Government -- 6.4 Meeting of the Pingnan County Committee of CPC on March 20, 2002 -- 6.4.1 Summary of the Meeting -- 6.4.2 Decisions in the Meeting -- 6.5 Public Hearing Hosted by the Fujian Provincial Environmental Protection Agency on November 20, 2002 -- 6.5.1 Summary of the Meeting -- 6.5.2 Suggestions and Opinions Summarized by the Provincial EPA -- 6.5.3 Investigation by the Provincial EPA -- 6.6 Examination of the Judgment -- 6.6.1 Basic Information About the Suit -- 6.6.2 Judgments of the Courts -- 6.7 Execution Process of the Judgment -- 6.8 Plaintiffs After the Trial -- 6.8.1 Clampdown on the Clinic of the Central Figure of the Plaintiffs by the Local Government -- 6.8.2 Pressure on Social Groups -- 6.9 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: The Non-litigation Approach to Environmental Disputes in China: The Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits Syst... -- 7.1 An Overview of Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits in China -- 7.2 Why Is Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits the Main Approach for Environmental Dispute Settlement in China? -- 7.2.1 Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits Correspond with the Needs of the Chinese Traditional Legal Culture -- 7.2.2 The Realistic Predicament for Environmental Litigation in China -- 7.2.3 The Advantages of Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits in the Environmental Dispute Resolution Mechanism -- 7.3 The Challenges Confronting the Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits System.
7.3.1 The Complaint Letters and Visits Agency Is a Single Mandate with Restricted Privileges -- 7.3.2 The Lack of Operating Specifications -- 7.4 Key Points for Improvement of the Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits System -- 7.4.1 Setting Up Specific Organizations for Environmental Dispute Processing -- 7.4.1.1 Environmental Public Nuisance Dispute Coordination Commission System in Japan -- 7.4.1.2 Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission in South Korea -- 7.4.1.3 Environmental Dispute Resolution Agency in Taiwan -- 7.4.2 The Power and Method of Environmental Disputes Litigation: The Global Experiences -- 7.4.3 Chinese Local Legislation Breakthrough in Terms of Environmental Petition -- References -- Chapter 8: Review of the Legislation on Public Participation in EIA in China: From Disorder to Normalization -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 The Evolution of China´s Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.2.1 Beginning of China´s Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.2.2 The High-Speed Development of China´s Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.3 Problems with China´s Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.3.1 Objects of Public Participation in EIA -- 8.3.2 The Scope of ``The Public´´ -- 8.3.3 Information Disclosure -- 8.3.4 Participation Approaches -- 8.3.5 Effect of Participation -- 8.4 Latest Progress in Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.4.1 Provisions on Public Participation in EIA in the Newly Revised Environmental Protection Law -- 8.4.2 Related Provisions in the Measures for Public Participation in Environmental Protection -- 8.4.3 Progress in the Revision of the Interim Measures -- 8.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Multi-tiered Nature of Environmental Pollution Problems and the Pollution Control Governance in China: The Role of ... -- 9.1 Introduction.
9.2 Ever-Increasing Environmental Pollution and Its Features in China.
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Preface -- References -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Environmental Policy Under President Xi Jinping Leadership: The Changing Environmental Norms -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.1.1 Proposal of Eco-civilization -- 1.2 The Decision of the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of CPC -- 1.2.1 Improving the System of Natural Resource Property Rights and the System of Natural Resource Utilization Control -- 1.2.2 Delimiting ``the Red Line for Ecological Protection()´´ -- 1.2.3 Implementing Compensation Systems for Use of Resources and for Damage to the Ecological Environment -- 1.2.4 Reforming the Ecological Protection Management System -- 1.3 Amendment to the Environmental Protection Law -- 1.4 Law Administration and Governance -- 1.4.1 Establishment of a Supervision System -- 1.4.2 Reform of the Executive Personnel Management System -- 1.4.3 Reform of Local Governments´ Finances -- 1.4.4 Reform of Environmental Administrative Divisions -- 1.4.5 Expansion of Information Disclosure and Actual Public Participation -- 1.4.6 Others -- 1.4.6.1 Introduction of Sustainable Assessment -- 1.4.6.2 Development of Human Resources with Specialized Knowledge (Introduction of a Qualification System and Enforcement of S... -- References -- Chapter 2: Evolution of Environmental Thought and Enforcement of Environmental Protection Legislation in China: The Status Quo -- 2.1 The Creation of EPL and the Development of Environmental and Resource Protection Laws in China from 1979 to 2010 -- 2.1.1 Birth of the EPL (for Trial Implementation) in 1979 -- 2.1.2 The SCNPC Revised and Approved the EPL for the First Time in 1989 -- 2.1.3 The Revision of EPL from 1993 Until To Date: The Unending Process -- 2.2 The Approval of the Newly Revised EPL: The Evolutionary Process -- 2.2.1 The Scope of EPL Revision Between 2011 and 2012: The Gradual Process.

2.2.2 The Scope of EPL Revision in 2013 -- 2.2.3 The Scope of EPL Revision in 2014 -- 2.3 The Enactment of the Newly Revised Environmental Protection Law: The Problematic Issues -- 2.3.1 Current Status and Problems of Separate Environmental Protection Legislations -- 2.3.2 Status and Problems of Environmental Administrative Enforcement -- 2.3.3 Situation and Problems of Environmental Judicature -- 2.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Land Contamination Legislation in China: The Emerging Challenges -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 The Growing Problem of Land Contamination in China -- 3.2.1 Status Quo of Land Contamination in China -- 3.2.2 Causes of Land Contamination in China -- 3.2.3 Impacts of Land Contamination -- 3.3 The Current Legal Landscape for Regulating Contaminated Lands -- 3.3.1 Legislative Frameworks -- 3.3.1.1 The Constitution of the People´s Republic of China -- 3.3.1.2 Environmental Protection Law of the People´s Republic of China (As Amended in 2014) -- 3.3.1.3 Other Nationwide Laws and Regulations -- 3.3.1.4 MEP Decrees and Environmental Standards -- 3.3.1.5 Local Regulations -- 3.3.2 Limitations of Current Laws and Regulations -- 3.4 Addressing Challenges by Referring Experience of Other Jurisdictions -- 3.4.1 An Overview of Global Approaches to Contaminated Land Management -- 3.4.2 Incorporate International Experiences into Chinese Legislation -- 3.4.2.1 Contaminated Land Risk Assessment Scheme -- 3.4.2.2 Contaminated Land Remediation Scheme -- 3.4.2.3 Contaminated Land Liability Scheme -- 3.4.2.4 Environmental Liability Insurance Scheme -- 3.4.2.5 Financial Assistance for Contaminated Land Remediation and Redevelopment -- 3.5 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Chapter 4: Environmental Management System in China: The Target Achieving Process -- 4.1 Introduction.

4.2 Target Responsibility System in Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Policies -- 4.2.1 Institutional Background of the TRS -- 4.2.2 The Scheme of the TRS -- 4.2.2.1 Time Schedule of Target Setting Process -- 4.2.2.2 Target Allocating Processes -- 4.2.2.3 Assessment Indicators for Target Achieving Performance -- 4.2.2.4 Punitive Measures -- 4.2.3 Performance Examination Mechanism -- 4.2.4 Recent Improvement in Public Engagement -- 4.3 Legal Analysis of TRS -- 4.3.1 Legal Background of TRS -- 4.3.1.1 Strong Command and Supervisory Authority of the Central Government over Provincial Governments -- 4.3.1.2 Strong Binding Force of the National FYP -- 4.3.1.3 Greater Power of the Communist Party of China to Control Personnel Affairs -- 4.3.2 Legal Issues of TRS -- 4.3.2.1 Legally Binding Force of Allocated Targets -- 4.3.2.2 Regional Restrictions on Environmental Impact Assessment Approval -- 4.4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: An Analysis of China Coal Resource Tax Reform and Its Implications on Resource Saving -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 China´s Coal Resource Tax: Transition and Characteristics -- 5.2.1 China´s Coal Resource Tax Reform and Characteristics -- 5.2.1.1 A Short History of China´s Coal Resource Tax System -- 5.2.1.2 Characteristics of China´s Coal Resource Tax -- 5.2.2 A Conceptual Framework for the Coal Resource Tax Reform -- 5.3 Empirical Analysis of the Impact of the Coal Resource Tax Before the Tax Reform (2001-2011) -- 5.3.1 The Funding Effect of the Coal Resource Tax -- 5.3.2 The Effects on Resource Conservation -- 5.3.3 The Effects on Energy Savings -- 5.4 The Effect of the 2011 Coal Resource Tax Reform and Its Limits -- 5.5 Current Status of Coal Resource Tax Reform in China -- 5.6 Conclusion -- References.

Chapter 6: Environmental Litigation and External Influence from Outside the Court in the PRC: A Case Study of Zhang Changjian ... -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Summary of the Case -- 6.3 The Meeting of the Government of Pingnan County on July 20, 2000 -- 6.3.1 Summary of the Meeting -- 6.3.2 Argument of Rongping Chemical Against the Decision of the County Government -- 6.4 Meeting of the Pingnan County Committee of CPC on March 20, 2002 -- 6.4.1 Summary of the Meeting -- 6.4.2 Decisions in the Meeting -- 6.5 Public Hearing Hosted by the Fujian Provincial Environmental Protection Agency on November 20, 2002 -- 6.5.1 Summary of the Meeting -- 6.5.2 Suggestions and Opinions Summarized by the Provincial EPA -- 6.5.3 Investigation by the Provincial EPA -- 6.6 Examination of the Judgment -- 6.6.1 Basic Information About the Suit -- 6.6.2 Judgments of the Courts -- 6.7 Execution Process of the Judgment -- 6.8 Plaintiffs After the Trial -- 6.8.1 Clampdown on the Clinic of the Central Figure of the Plaintiffs by the Local Government -- 6.8.2 Pressure on Social Groups -- 6.9 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 7: The Non-litigation Approach to Environmental Disputes in China: The Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits Syst... -- 7.1 An Overview of Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits in China -- 7.2 Why Is Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits the Main Approach for Environmental Dispute Settlement in China? -- 7.2.1 Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits Correspond with the Needs of the Chinese Traditional Legal Culture -- 7.2.2 The Realistic Predicament for Environmental Litigation in China -- 7.2.3 The Advantages of Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits in the Environmental Dispute Resolution Mechanism -- 7.3 The Challenges Confronting the Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits System.

7.3.1 The Complaint Letters and Visits Agency Is a Single Mandate with Restricted Privileges -- 7.3.2 The Lack of Operating Specifications -- 7.4 Key Points for Improvement of the Environmental Complaint Letters and Visits System -- 7.4.1 Setting Up Specific Organizations for Environmental Dispute Processing -- 7.4.1.1 Environmental Public Nuisance Dispute Coordination Commission System in Japan -- 7.4.1.2 Environmental Dispute Resolution Commission in South Korea -- 7.4.1.3 Environmental Dispute Resolution Agency in Taiwan -- 7.4.2 The Power and Method of Environmental Disputes Litigation: The Global Experiences -- 7.4.3 Chinese Local Legislation Breakthrough in Terms of Environmental Petition -- References -- Chapter 8: Review of the Legislation on Public Participation in EIA in China: From Disorder to Normalization -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 The Evolution of China´s Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.2.1 Beginning of China´s Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.2.2 The High-Speed Development of China´s Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.3 Problems with China´s Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.3.1 Objects of Public Participation in EIA -- 8.3.2 The Scope of ``The Public´´ -- 8.3.3 Information Disclosure -- 8.3.4 Participation Approaches -- 8.3.5 Effect of Participation -- 8.4 Latest Progress in Legislation on Public Participation in EIA -- 8.4.1 Provisions on Public Participation in EIA in the Newly Revised Environmental Protection Law -- 8.4.2 Related Provisions in the Measures for Public Participation in Environmental Protection -- 8.4.3 Progress in the Revision of the Interim Measures -- 8.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Multi-tiered Nature of Environmental Pollution Problems and the Pollution Control Governance in China: The Role of ... -- 9.1 Introduction.

9.2 Ever-Increasing Environmental Pollution and Its Features in China.

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Hideki Kitagawa, PhD, Professor, Ryukoku University<br> Kyoto, Japan

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