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China Drafts New Three-Year Plan for Air Pollution Governance

China Drafts New Three-Year Plan for Air Pollution Governance

China will draft a new three-year plan for air pollution governance, which will focus on the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region and surrounding areas affected by serious smog and other air pollutants.

Feb 27, 2018
Xu Wei
Beijing’s Smog Levels Down 20% on Average During Chinese New Year

Beijing’s Smog Levels Down 20% on Average During Chinese New Year

Beijing saw improved pollution levels during this year’s Chinese New Year holiday, running from Feb. 15 to Feb 21., attributable…

Feb 23, 2018
Xu Wei
Beijing Extends Campaign to Steer Polluters Away From Its Smog-Dogged Districts

Beijing Extends Campaign to Steer Polluters Away From Its Smog-Dogged Districts

Beijing plans to extend its anti-smog campaign by shutting down another 500 local contaminators as it pulls away from lists of the world’s most polluted regions.

Feb 6, 2018
Dou Shicong
China Installs Largest Environmental Monitoring Network to Fight Pollution

China Installs Largest Environmental Monitoring Network to Fight Pollution

China has set up hundreds of monitoring stations all across the country to control pollution in a large-scale environmental…

Jan 31, 2018
Zhang Ke
Shanghai Sets PM2.5 Reduction Target, Lays Out Plans to Fight Pollution

Shanghai Sets PM2.5 Reduction Target, Lays Out Plans to Fight Pollution

Shanghai plans to reduce the annual average density particulate matter 2.5 to below 35 micrograms per cubic meter in the…

Jan 24, 2018
Chen Juan
Mix of Policies, Weather Cleared Beijing’s Air Last Year

Mix of Policies, Weather Cleared Beijing’s Air Last Year

The density of hazardous fine particle matter (PM2.5) stood at 58 micrograms per cubic meter on average last year, 20…

Jan 3, 2018
Xu Wei
Most Cities in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region Are on Track to Meet Smog-Curbing Goals

Most Cities in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region Are on Track to Meet Smog-Curbing Goals

The average PM2.5 concentration in 28 northern Chinese cities was down 22.6 percent on the year between October and November, the Ministry of Environmental Protection posted on social media today.

Dec 11, 2017
Xu Wei
Beijing Drivers Scrap 447,000 Vehicles as City Works to Curb Emissions

Beijing Drivers Scrap 447,000 Vehicles as City Works to Curb Emissions

Beijing drivers had scrapped 447,000 motor vehicles this year as of the end of last month, exceeding the city’s full-year…

Dec 6, 2017
Xu Wei
Air Pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region Falls in First Ten Months of Year

Air Pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region Falls in First Ten Months of Year

The proportion of the number of days with fairly good air quality in Beijing in October reached 80.6 percent, up…

Nov 17, 2017
Xu Wei
Beijing Ramps Up Supervision to Ensure Officials Are Effectively Combating Pollution

Beijing Ramps Up Supervision to Ensure Officials Are Effectively Combating Pollution

Beijing Municipal Commission for Discipline Inspection and Beijing Municipal Bureau of Supervision have unveil an action plan to ramp up…

Oct 13, 2017
Xu Wei
Air Pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region Rises in First Half of 2017

Air Pollution in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region Rises in First Half of 2017

The PM2.5 concentration reached an average of 72 micrograms per cubic meter in the first half of this year in…

Jul 24, 2017
Zhang Ke
American, Chinese Bio-Fuel Experts Exchange Views on Ethanol, Air Pollution Control

American, Chinese Bio-Fuel Experts Exchange Views on Ethanol, Air Pollution Control

Bio-fuel industry experts from the United States and China exchanged views on topics including air pollution control and the US’s…

Jul 12, 2017
Chong Hua