TIANJIN, April 28 -- Tianjin has issued a plan to clean up illegal land reclamation projects to strengthen ecological protection along the coastline.
According to the plan issued by the Tianjin municipal government, land reclamation projects that takes up ecological protection spaces will be dismantled by 2020.
The plan requires authorities to strengthen daily inspections and guard marine ecology.
Tianjin has around 153 km of coastline. Illegal construction along the coastline such as fish farms, salt ponds and boat docks will be dismantled.
Coastal shelter forest will be increased and wetland spaces restored, according to the plan.