Beijing imposes emergency air pollution measures

Monday, 04 March 2019 10:55:02 (GMT+3)   |   Shanghai

The municipal government of the Chinese capital Beijing has announced an orange alert for heavy air pollution and has decided to implement emergency response measures effective from 00:00 on March 2 until 24:00 on March 4.

In particular, the transportation of construction waste, mud, sand and stone will be suspended. Other measures include the suspension of a number of outdoor construction operations and the halting or restriction of production operations of some manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, building demolition, fireworks and outdoor barbecues are prohibited.

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