Air Pollution Law

China's Hebei to ban heavily polluting fuel in cities

Date of Release: 
Jan 13 2016

SHIJIAZHUANG, Jan. 13 (Xinhua)-- New facilities which use heavily polluting fuel will be banned in most urban areas and coal use will be further cut in north China's Hebei Province, according to a new law adopted by the provincial legislature on Wednesday.

Large cities will have no less than 80 percent of their township areas ban construction of new projects that use highly polluting fuel, such as heavy oil and raw coal, the new provincial air pollution treatment and prevention rule said.

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