China will ban new capacity for steel, coke and primary aluminium production in some key areas, including the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and Yangtze River Delta regions, the State Council said on Wednesday, the latest effort to improve air quality.
The central authority also said it will provide National 6 Standard diesel fuel, one of the cleanest fuel products in the country, nationwide from Jan. 1, 2019. The announcements were made as the Chinese government considers a new three-year, anti-pollution plan to address growing public concern about air pollution.
“In the coming three years, China will aim to make ‘obvious’ improvements on air quality and ‘sharply’ cut major air pollutants,” a state radio report said citing the state council. Read More