Massive Standstill as Beijing Checks for Air Pollution Before Olympics
Chinese government pulled off 3.3 millions vehicles and shuttered down all pollution emitting factories on occasion of Beijing Olympic from Sunday. The government also ordered the power plants or chemical plants which remain open during Olympics to cut down emission by thirty percent
The government halts the construction work, which emits dust in air.
Under two months plan vehicles will be allowed alternatively on every other day depending on registration number. Old trucks and heavy pollution creating industrial vehicles, which are operated at night were banned from July 1.
According World bank study Beijing ranked 16 th among worst cities for air quality.Three quarters of water flowing through urban area is unsuitable for drinking.
China government take this measure as International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge has repeatedly warned that outdoor endurance events lasting more than an hour will be postponed if the air quality is poor.
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