May 15, 2017
by Yu Zhuang

The Challenge of Litigation Costs and Damage Assessment Fees in Environmental Public Interest Litigation in China

From January 2015 when the new Environmental Protection Law (EPL) took effect to the end of 2016, courts in China have accepted 112 environmental public interest litigation (EPIL) cases filed by non-governmental organizations (NGOs). But, as of November 2016, only … Continue reading

March 13, 2017
by Yanmei Lin

EPIL Typical Case #1: Taizhou Environmental Protection Association of Jiangsu Province v. Taixing Jinhui Chemical Company, et al., A Water Pollution Environmental Public Interest Litigation Case

This case is translated and summarized from the 10 Environmental Public Interest Cases promulgated by Supreme People’s Court . The original publication can be found here. Basic Facts of the Case: From January 2012 to February 2013, the Taixing Jinhui … Continue reading