Tangshan City Starts Emergency Emissions-Reduction Measures, Halves Steel Production
(Yicai Global) Sept. 25 -- The local government in Hebei province's Tangshan running a series of emsions-reduction measures, including halving steel production, to handle heavy pollution which may are from worsening meteorological diffusion conditions.>
A group of experts from the Bureau of Meteorology, the Environmental Monitoring Center and the Environmental Protection Dpatching and Directing Center in Tangshan shows meteorological diffusion conditions in the area are getting worse, which makes it harder for pollutants to dperse. Heavy pollution could come about quickly from Sept. 25, Tangshan Evening News reported.
The emergency measures began at midnight today, and include halving steel production, halting coke making in the city for 36 hours, ceasing groundwork at some construction sites and stopping all operations at demolition sites.
The government will strictly enforce the rules and regulations, and departments that fail to regulate effectively will be referred to supervory departments.