October 6, 2017
by Yu Zhuang
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Guiyang Public Environmental Education Center (贵阳公众环境教育中心) – A Father’s Promise of “A Hometown of Green Hills and Clear Waters (绿水青山)” to His Daughter

In an interview with PEL, the Director of Guiyang Public Environmental Education Center (GPEEC), Mr. Huang Chengde (黄成德), said that his dedication to environmental protection was rooted in a promise he had made to his dear daughter that when she grows … Continue reading

March 13, 2017
by Yanmei Lin
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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

March 13, 2017
by Yanmei Lin
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China’s Supreme Court Releases Ten Model Environmental Public Interest Litigation Cases

On March 7, 2017, the Supreme People’s Court of China (SPC) released ten model/typical (典型) Environmental Public Interest Litigation (EPIL) cases. EPIL is a new type of suit that environmental social organizations (ESOs) and procuratorates can bring to the courts … Continue reading