CHINESE PROVINCE SURPASSES POLLUTION CUT TARGETS

11/06/2017

China’s top steel-producing region Hebei province has surpassed its targeted cuts for this year in steel, coal, cement and glass, under efforts to cut air pollution and overcapacity, according to a Chinese media outlet. The local government has also cut coal capacity by 10.5 million tons and coke capacity by 8.08 million tons, during the same period. To further curb pollution during winter, Hebei will also limit steel and iron output by 50 percent in major producing cities. For the full story see http://uk.reuters.com/article/us-china-steel/chinas-hebei-province-exce…;