CHINA China adopts Yangtze River conservation law

CHINA

China adopts Yangtze River conservation law

Xinhua

18:50, December 26, 2020

BEIJING, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese lawmakers Saturday voted to adopt a Yangtze River conservation law at a Standing Committee session of the National People's Congress, the country's top legislature.

Aerial view of the Yangtze River. (Photo: VCG)

The law, China's first legislation on a specific river basin, will take effect on March 1, 2021.

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