Vice premier urges efforts on air pollution control in north China

1 Aug 2017   China, Climate

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli attends a meeting on air pollution control in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and other nearby areas in north China, in Beijing, capital of China, July 31, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ye) BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) — Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli Monday urged solid efforts on air pollution control in north China in the coming fall and winter seasons. China has made progress in the fight against air pollution in the first half of this year, but the situation in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and other nearby areas remains grim and there are still weak links in air pollution control, especially in the fall and winter seasons, Zhang said at a meeting in Beijing. Authorities should take targeted measures to prevent air pollution and tackle key problems, Zhang said.

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