The environment bureau in Hebei province, China’s steelmaking heartland, says PM2.5 levels in May were below 35 micrograms for the first time since China began measuring the pollutants in 2013. Photo: Reuters

Chinese smog hotspot Hebei breathes a little easier after hitting air quality standard for first time

  • PM2.5 in steel heartland below 35 micrograms for first time since China started measuring pollutant in 2013
  • In May, Hebei’s air pollution index was down 6.6 per cent year on year
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The environment bureau in Hebei province, China’s steelmaking heartland, says PM2.5 levels in May were below 35 micrograms for the first time since China began measuring the pollutants in 2013. Photo: Reuters
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