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Smog haze pollutes Beijing's prospects

Date of Release: 
Feb 6 2013

Walking into the "sports dome" at Dulwich College Beijing, an elite fee-paying international school in the capital's Shunyi District, one's ears pop and the oppression of the city's air begins to lift.

The school has built the dome - a large airtight, inflatable structure that covers the size of about four badminton courts - to provide an area for indoor sports during the freezing winter months.

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Beijing faces dual tasks in environmental protection: official

Date of Release: 
Jun 2 2011

Beijing will not only have to reduce existing pollution in the city over the next five years, but also control any potential increases in pollution, an environmental official said Thursday.

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