Clean Air Asia China office Released Report on Air Pollution Control Process in 74 cities in China

Date of Release: 
Nov 16 2015

(Nov. 16th, 2015, Beijing) The implementation of the Chinese “Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan” (the ‘Action Plan’) has received much attention since it was published in September 2013. Today the Clean Air Asia China office released a new report “China Air 2015: Air Pollution Prevention and Control Progress in Chinese Cities“, showing the most comprehensive picture about how air pollution problem has been tackled in Chinese cities in the past two years.


Chinese govt on target for reduced pollution in 2017

Date of Release: 
Nov 17 2015

China's major cities should reach their targets in reducing major air pollutants by 2017 as planned, experts said, though ozone poses a more stubborn problem.

Among the six major air pollutants listed in the Action Plan on Air Pollution Control and Prevention, the concentrations of five saw significant decreases in 2014 in 74 major cities, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection.


Smoke haze at 'unsafe levels' in 4 southern provinces

Date of Release: 
Oct 21 2015

The levels of particulate matter from Indonesia's forest fires in the southern provinces of Songkhla, Satun, Yala and Pattani have soared above safety levels, environmental authorities said on Wednesday.

Residents in all areas were advised to continually monitor the haze situation and wear face masks outside the home at all times.

The particulate matter (PM10) reading in the four provinces was measured on a rolling 24-hour average until 6pm, the Pollution Control Department said.

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