(Yicai Global) Nov. 29 -- In an effort to strengthen haze governance, Yinchuan's provincial government has suspended all construction in the capital of Ningxia Autonomous Region, as of Dec. 1.
All building sites around the city will halt construction and implement water spray during sweeping operations to reduce dust when conditions are allowable.
Previously, Yinchuan stopped the production of enterprises failing to meet the dust reduction requirements and operations which easily produce dust pollution, such as earth excavation, transport and demolition, on all construction and demolition sites, excluding major livelihood projects.
To effectively curb the occurrence of winter haze, the Yinchuan government also carried out investigations at coal distribution enterprises, banning 40 unlicensed coal sales terminals and removed and replaced 13 batches of substandard coal discovered during sample checks.
In addition, 31 units of 19 small industrial coal-fired boilers failing to stably reach the emission standard will be shut down. There will also be a comprehensive ban on the burning of straw, litter and other waste.