Beijing's Environmental 'State Of Emergency'

China's capital is in 'a state of emergency' because of air pollution.
November 8, 2004, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Steel maker Shougang Group, one of the city's biggest polluters plans to cut production to curb pollution.

China, already the world's fastest growing car and energy market, has earmarked $7 billion of its total $37 billion Olympic budget to clean up the capital. At the beginning of October, the city's skies were smothered by smog so thick if forced the rescheduling of two shows by a visiting French aerobatics team."

Thanks to Environmental News Network

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Published on Tuesday, October 25, 2005 in Environmental News Network
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