Nanjing imposes fireworks ban
Fireworks will be banned in main areas ofNanjing, Jiangsu province, as of Jan 1, theNanjing Daily reported. Fireworks sales are outlawed entirely in Xuanwu, Qinhuai, Jianye, Gulou and Yuhuatai, and in part of the Qixia, Jiangning, Pukou and Liuhe districts. The move is to improve the city’s air quality. Police and officials from the departments of industry and commerce will inspect all markets, wedding ceremony agencies, flower shops and previous sellers to collect illegal fireworks. business in other cities, made the offer after a flood destroyed most village homes in 2010.