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Beijing launches new air pollution campaign

Date of Release: 
Jun 12 2014

Beijing launched a five-month campaign on Thursday in its fight against air pollution and lingering smog, according to the municipal government.

The campaign will focus on emissions from industrial chimneys, casting factories, printing houses and plants of waterproof coiled materials (used for construction), chemicals, furniture, medicine, industrial coating materials and automobiles, said vice mayor Zhang Gong.

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Tough pollution regimen on the cards for Delhi

Date of Release: 
Jun 14 2014

A high-powered committee set up by the LG recently has listed a slew of measures to counter air pollution in the city. Key recommendations include linking the pollution under control (PUC) and vehicle registration databases so that notices are issued automatically to violators, upgrading the PUC system to track polluting vehicles and directing the traffic department to crack the whip on visibly polluting vehicles.

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