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China pollution: Beijing issues first red smog alert 

Schools in Beijing are to close and outdoor construction to stop after the Chinese capital issued its first “red alert” over smog levels. The red alert is the highest possible, and has not been used in the city before, the … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Threatens China Anew 

Major cities in China will need to cope with thick smog in the next five days as the country records extreme levels of air pollution, according to a report by China Daily. Aside from the northeastern provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin … Continue reading

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Airpocalypse now: China pollution reaching record levels 

In some areas level of harmful particles in the air were 56 times the levels considered safe by the World Health Organisation Residents of north-eastern China donned gas masks and locked themselves indoors on Sunday after their homes were enveloped … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Now Threatening Health Worldwide

Humanity is losing the battle for clean air. Despite decades of efforts to combat it, air pollution is taking a growing toll on human health, the environment, and the economy, according to a new Worldwatch Institute study. Once primarily an … Continue reading

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China Is Finally Updating Its Air Pollution Laws

China plans tougher pollution limits and heavier penalties in a revision of its air pollution law, state-run news agency Xinhua said, as the government battles to reduce smog that takes hundreds of thousands of lives each year. The Standing Committee … Continue reading

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Eight Chinese cities fined for air pollution

Local governments in eight cities in northeast China’s Liaoning Province have been fined a total of 54.2 million yuan (8.9 million U.S. dollars) for air pollution, the provincial department of environment protection said Tuesday. The fines, the first the provincial … Continue reading

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