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Officials Hail Improved Air Quality During Car Ban
Beijing's overall air quality improved during the four-day test period carried out in anticipation of next August's Olympic Games. More than a million cars each day were barred from the roads, according to the Beijing Environment Protection Monitoring Center.
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Anhui Rivers, Lakes Crying for Help
On July 3, the country's environmental watchdog announced that no more new industrial projects would see the light of day in several cities and industrial parks lying on the nation's four major rivers to halt the spread of pollution. Anhui Province is particularly affected by this ban since two blacklisted cities and one industrial park are within its boundaries. China Economic Weekly made a spot investigation into the problem.
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