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Smog thickens, so Beijing is taking action – Vowed to cut its use of coal by 30% this year

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Kristie Hernandez
Feb 06, 2016 15:05
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china's smog kurittama the capital Beijing plans to cut coal consumption increases 30% this year as part of the companies struggle with growing air pollution levels against, told the Reuters news agency.

Beijing has promised to introduce "unusual" measures this year.

"we're Trying in practice to liquidate coal use zero to six large area as well as Beijing in the southern lowland areas this year," said city mayor Cai Qi.

according to Him, Beijing also plans to eliminate the use of small coal-powered the boilers.

Originally, Beijing was aiming at the fact that it lowers the coal consumption of less than 10 million tonnes this year.

Yet in 2013, coal was used for about 22 tons.

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