Anti-Pollution Measure

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Anti-Pollution Measure

Any law intended to reduce pollution and its effects. Examples include basic ordinances like littering prohibitions or controversial measures like a carbon tax or cap-and-trade. Some analysts believe anti-pollution measures will harm the global economy and increase poverty, while others hold that the environmental improvements will ultimately benefit business.
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Reports said dozens of building sites and a car factory in the capital halted work as an antipollution measure.
This kind of antipollution measure, while applicable to city employers too, will have a larger impact on suburban companies, increasing the cost of doing business away from mass transit connections.
But in a 2012 decision, NRW found that environmental damage to the lake's surface water had been "mitigated" by antipollution measures.
The International Olympic Committee insisted the Chinese authorities' antipollution measures - shutting hundreds of factories and keeping cars off the roads - were working.
In particular, it expresses appreciation for Japan's environmental cooperation initiative ''toward a sustainable East Asia'' by which Japan would contribute more than $2 billion over the next five years to antipollution measures.
The defendants other than the automakers have already agreed to settle the dispute and offered to set up a medical subsidy program for the patients as well as antipollution measures, and the plaintiffs have indicated they basically accept the offers, leaving the amount of settlement money to be paid by the automakers the only issue to be unresolved.
The revised law empowers prefectural governors to formulate and implement antipollution measures such as building flyover roadways at intersections or other designated areas polluted heavily with nitrogen oxides and particles from vehicle emissions that cause asthma.
The legislation would also allow governors to formulate antipollution measures, including building overpasses at intersections and other areas heavily polluted with nitrogen oxides and particulates from vehicle emissions that cause asthma, the sources said.
These include lower standards for working conditions and less-strict antipollution measures.
The mining industry--and, the county results suggest, many mine workers--reacted against Kerry's calls for stricter environmental standards and antipollution measures.
72), but it also suggests that antipollution measures could prevent deficits in pulmonary development.
Each area can be equipped with different antipollution measures, requirements on exploitation of resources and quality monitoring.