Bei­jing bans high-emis­sion ve­hi­cles dur­ing se­vere smog

Ac­cord­ing to the cap­i­tal city’s newly re­vised ex­treme weather emer­gency re­sponse mech­a­nism, to be­come ef­fec­tive on De­cem­ber 15.

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Bei­jing: Start­ing in midDe­cem­ber, Bei­jing will ban ve­hi­cles that meet only the Euro 1 and 2 stan­dards for ex­haust emis­sions in the event of se­vere smog.

Ac­cord­ing to the cap­i­tal city’s newly re­vised ex­treme weather emer­gency re­sponse mech­a­nism, to be­come ef­fec­tive De­cem­ber 15, these high-emis­sion ve­hi­cles will be re­stricted from roads when the city is­sues red or or­ange smog alerts -the city’s two most se­ri­ous weather alerts. The re­stric­tion will be­come even tougher start­ing Fe­bru­ary 15 of next year. Xinhua

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