Beijing ‘Meets Pollution Target’ – BBC

From BBC News:

Officials in China’s capital say clear skies on the last day of the year mean that has surpassed an target for 2007.

On Monday the city registered its 246th “blue sky day”, beating by one its goal for the year.

The news is a boost to officials, who face serious and ongoing concern over air pollution levels in the metropolis.

International officials have voiced fears that poor air quality may affect athletes at the summer’s Olympic Games. [Full Text]

Read also Beijing narrowly attains “blue sky” goal by Xinhua.

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