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Tangshan to implement level II anti-smog measures

iconFeb 18, 2020 11:51
Source:SMM
The China’s top steelmaking hub will activate level II smog control measures from noon today February 18

SHANGHAI, Feb 18 (SMM) – Tangshan, China’s top steelmaking hub, will activate level II smog control measures from noon today February 18. 


This comes after the city lifted its last round of anti-smog measures of the same scale on last Friday February 14, which was implemented on February 5


Steelmakers and other industrial enterprises in Tangshan will have to cut production or reduce emissions under the requirements amid level II orange pollution alert, which is the second-highest in Beijing’s three-tier warning system. Trucks of national IV emission standards or below will be forbidden to transport cargoes.


The level II smog alert will remain in place until further notice.

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