NEWSBREAK: China puts more cities under winter pollution controls

China is putting more cities in the northern region under its air pollution controls to reduce emissions during the upcoming winter.

Cities in northern Hebei, northern Shanxi, eastern and southern Shandong and southern Henan will join the fight against smog, bringing the total number of cities affected to approximately 64, according to a draft policy plan released by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment released late on Thursday September 16.

This is a significant increase from the previous draft, which...

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Paul Lim

Zihuan Pan

September 17, 2021

05:03 GMT

Shanghai, Singapore