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As China Roars, Pollution Reaches Deadly Extremes

This article was written in 2007 and published on New York Times. Even though it is 6 years ago, it is still very relevant today's China.  (March 12 2013)

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Purification function may be standardized, Air-Con Price may rise by 10%

2013 China Air Conditioning Industry White Paper was released recently. It predicts the trend of air conditioning industry that air purification function may become air conditioning standard this year due to PM2.5, following with upgrade and adjustment of products constructions, the price may increase by 10%. (Zhongguancun Online, February 27 2013)

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London’s air pollution policies may help Beijing

Solving a big mega-city's air pollution problems is not simple. It involves action at a local level to look at abating traffic, and it requires action in the region around us which is the source, if you like, of long range air pollution. (Xinhua, February 25 2013) 

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Beijing orders removal of garbage near reservoir

Beijing authorities have ordered removal of the garbage in a pit near the Miyun Reservior, a major source of water for the city, the local environmental protection bureau said late Sunday. (Xinhua, February 25 2013) 

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Study Links Smog to Excessive Number of Deaths in Cities

Lethal levels of air pollutants caused thousands of deaths and major economic losses in 2012, report says. (Caixin Online, January 07 2013)

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Beijing's heavy air pollution is due to pollutants emission

Days after Beijing’s pollution index went off the charts, Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau called for a news briefing on the causes of serious air pollution and solutions for emergency. (CCTV News, Jan 14 2013)

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Blisters Nightmare

An office lady found her body full of blisters except for her face when she woke up in the morning one day. (Qingdao Da Zhong, June 4 2012) 

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Breathing can be hazardous in China

An office worker at a telecommunications company in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, wears a face mask at his desk to protect himself from alleged irritatants and toxic odors resulting from a remodeling project in the building. 

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Air ducts need to be cleaned, maintained

Property managers in Shanghai are responsible for routine cleaning and maintenance of central air conditioning and ventilation facilities, which must be checked at least once a year, according to a new city regulation that seeks to improve indoor air quality that took effect on Thursday. (Global Times, December 11 2011)

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China’s big spend on green power

As it aims to reduce fossil-fuel use, the country is investing heavily in wind and solar energy. Gansu province, once known for dirty mines and oil wells, is being revitalised, reports Jonathan Watts. (China Dialogue, May 2 2012)

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China's State Council Information Office holds press conference on environmental protection

World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5th June. The day aims to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action. To hear how China is marking the day, we now go live to China's State Council Information Office, which is holding a press conference. (CNTV, June 5 2012)

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Beijing fuel new standards close to Euro V
  • The new fuel complies with strict standards close to that of Euro V.
  • It is expected to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions significantly.
  • The key of obtaining cleaner fuel, is to separate the light and transparent gasoline from the dark, heavy crude oil. (CNTV, May 31 2012)
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