Only 8 Chinese cities meet air quality standards

Only eight Chinese cities met the country's air quality standards in 2014, according to China's Ministry of Environmental Protection.

The worst cities were in the industrial province of Hebei, near the capital Beijing, where the average reading of PM2.5 tiny particles that can embed themselves deep in the lungswere 93 micrograms per cubic meter almost triple the country’s national standard of 35.

Source: CNN (4265 Articles)
Written by Katie Hunt