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The political economy of EIA in Guangzhou
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Carlos Wing-Hung Lo، نويسنده , , Shui-Yan Tang، نويسنده , , Shek-Kiu Chan، نويسنده ,
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دوماهنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 1997
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Using Guangzhou (Canton) as an example, this article examines major political economy problems regarding environmental impact assessment (EIA) in China: (1) difficulties for regulatory agencies to impose EIA procedures and requirements on projects that are sponsored or supported by other government agencies; (2) a lack of strong political constituencies that support environmental protection efforts; and (3) conflicts of interest created by regulatory agencies that attempt to finance their operations through providing services to the regulated for fees.
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Environmental Impact Assessment Review
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