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Professor Wang Discusses Response to Hazardous Smog in China in New York Times Article


‚ÄčOctober 25, 2013 -- Professor Alex Wang commented on the response by a city in China to hazardous smog. His comments appear in a New York Times article.

"Chinese leaders have produced an impressive flurry of policies on air pollution this year, but regulators still suffer from insufficient authority; rapid economic growth means that a steady stream of pollution sources come on line every day; and vested business interests are sure to scream bloody murder every step of the way," Alex L. Wang, a scholar of Chinese environmental policy and a law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, said in an e-mail. "It's one thing to have a strategy, and another to execute it well," he added.

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