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Criminal cases involving polluters up 8.5 times last year

2015-03-12 10:11 Xinhua Web Editor: Gu Liping

The number of criminal cases involving polluters increased by 8.5 times year on year in China in 2014, according to the work report of the Supreme People's Court Thursday.[Special coverage]

Courts nationwide closed about 16,000 criminal cases related to environment protection, said the report to be delivered to the national legislature at the ongoing annual session.

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