China smog worsens

Feb 24, 2014, 5:10 PM EST
A man wears a mask as he walks through smog on February 23, 2014 in Hangzhou, China.
Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images

Air pollution levels in Beijing have gotten so bad, that the country's environmental protection regulators are now investigating the city and the surrounding areas. The smog is eight times over the limit recommended by the World Health Organization.

Background:

China Strengthens Monitoring as Beijing’s Air Pollution Persists [Bloomberg]

China looks for blue-sky solutions as smog worsens [CNN]

China Focus: China fights air pollution as smog persists [Xinhua]

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