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China Lets Media Report on Air Pollution Crisis

Published: 
Sat, 01/19/2013 (All day)
Category: 
Chemicals

The Chinese state news media on Monday published aggressive reports on what they described as the sickening and dangerous air pollution in Beijing and other parts of northern China, indicating that popular anger over air quality had reached a level where Communist Party propaganda officials felt that they had to allow the officially sanctioned press to address the growing concerns of ordinary citizens.