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China plans emissions cuts, public transport boost as smog lingers
Description: China plans cuts in major sources of air pollution including sulphur dioxide and will promote more public transport in large cities, as the country's north grapples with a lingering smog crisis. China is in the third year of a "war on pollution" to tackle the legacy of more than three decades of untrammelled economic growth, but it has struggled to meet air quality standards or to prevent occurrences of the hazardous smog like the current episode. [Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation]
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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation
Publish Date: 1/6/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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