TITLE

Smog-free Beijing?

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/9/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p523
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the effort of the Chinese government to achieve a smog-free Beijing for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The World Health Organization has set a minimum level of 50 µg per m3, with a target of µg per m3. The rain on August 10 helped cleanse the air along with the emergency smog-slashing measures of the government. As part of the pollution control initiative of the government, it has temporarily closed 200 factories, construction sites and taking about half the city's vehicles off the road.
ACCESSION #
34079031

 

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