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Heavy air pollution to hit northern cities until start of National People’s Congress 

Pollution will ease by Wednesday, forecasters say, but return with a vengeance on Friday for the following week A new bout of air pollution is due to hit Beijing and other parts of north China today. The Ministry of Environmental … Continue reading

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Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei to Cooperate in Tackling Air Pollution

Six cities including Beijing, Tianjin, Tangshan, Langfang, Baoding and Cangzhou are set to build a unified system to forecast heavy smog and provide emergency response measures, Beijing Times reports on Wednesday.   The six cities have formed a core area … Continue reading

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Most China cities fail to meet air quality standards

Only eight out of China’s 74 biggest cities passed the government’s basic air quality standards in 2014, the environment ministry has said. The most polluted cities were in north-eastern Hebei, the province that surrounds the capital Beijing. Beijing and Shanghai … Continue reading

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China Today: Xingtai, one of the world’s most polluted cities

While toxins belch from power plants, children in nearby Beijing compare brands of mask Based on the most reliable air-pollution index in China, the country’s most polluted city is Xingtai, one of the oldest cities in northern China, with a history stretching … Continue reading

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Fog, haze lead to big spike in pollution levels

An air quality report from the Ministry of Environmental Protection ranked Handan, Baoding and Shijiazhuang in Hebei and Zhengzhou in Henan as the top four most-polluted cities among 120 monitored nationwide. The Air Pollution Index in the four cities reached … Continue reading

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