Tangshan imposes emergency air pollution measures

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 10:40:37 (GMT+3)   |   Shanghai

The municipal government of Tangshan in China’s Hebei Province has announced that, due to anticipated increases in air pollution, it has decided to implement heavy pollution weather level II emergency response measures effective from 12:00 on December 9 to 24:00 on December 31.

In particular, sintering machines belonging to category A and located outside the urban area will halt 30 percent of their capacities, while they will halt 40 percent of their capacities if located within the urban area. In addition, category B sintering machines will halt 50 percent of their capacities, while category C sintering machines will halt 60 percent of their capacities. Category D sintering machines will completely shut down production for the period in question.

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