China’s Pollution Test Proves Successful – VOA News

From VOA News:

There are conflicting reports about whether a test run of traffic controls in Beijing less than one year before the 2008 Summer Olympics has been effective in improving air quality in the Chinese capital.

Chinese state media reported Tuesday that the city’s overall air quality improved during the four-day test, which removed more than one million cars from Beijing’s roads each day. The Beijing Environmental Protection Monitoring Center said the air quality was classified as “fairly good” during the four days….[Full Text]

[Image: Motorists drive toward to the city center, shrouded with haze in Shenyang, outskirt of Beijing, via VOA]

August 21, 2007 9:08 AM
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