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May , 2015
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China uses drones to detect polluting factories

Source: The Times of India, Date: May , 2015

Polluters need to watch out for an eye in the sky as drones have helped China's ministry of environmental protection (MEP) detect factories flouting environmental laws in one of China's most polluted provinces. The ministry dispatched drones in March to Handan city in north China's Hebei province, where they uncovered violations, including excessive emissions and inadequate waste processing, state-run Xinhua news agency repported. Several companies missed deadlines for putting anti-pollution facilities in place and others do not have any waste processing facilities, the ministry said, quoting monitoring results from the drones.

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