CHINA'S SHANXI PROVINCE UNVEILS GUIDANCE ON POLLUTION REDUCTION
Shanxi province, a major coal mining hub in China, plans to curb industrial manufacturing output voluntarily over the next three winters. The province seeks to lower its sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions by more than 20 percent by 2020 from 2015 levels, which goes beyond the national requirement of cutting emissions by 15 percent, and match national targets on reducing hazardous particles in its 11 cities. Shanxi also plans to cut coal consumption and boost clean energy use for heating during the winter by adding natural gas supplies and eliminating small coal-fired power plants. For the full story, see https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-china-pollution-shanxi/chinas-coal-hu….