Date of Release:
Feb 19 2016
China’s environmental protection minister has met the press at the beginning of the Chinese New Year. On this year’s working agenda, Chen Jining says improving the response to severely polluted days around the capital is a priority.
Dense smog has choked Beijing and its neighboring regions for days at a time on three occasions this winter. It has long been a concern for the public and the government. The environmental authority has promised tougher and better methods in the future.