VOCs react with nitrogen oxides in the air, and under sunlight, form ozone – a major component of photochemical smog. Photo: SCMP
VOCs react with nitrogen oxides in the air, and under sunlight, form ozone – a major component of photochemical smog. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong, Guangdong and Macau include another air pollutant in regional monitoring network in bid to cut smog

  • Volatile organic compounds will be covered by the Pearl River Delta Regional Air Quality Monitoring Network
  • These compounds react with nitrogen oxides in the air, and in presence of sunlight, form ozone – a major component of photochemical smog

Topic |   Hong Kong air pollution
VOCs react with nitrogen oxides in the air, and under sunlight, form ozone – a major component of photochemical smog. Photo: SCMP
VOCs react with nitrogen oxides in the air, and under sunlight, form ozone – a major component of photochemical smog. Photo: SCMP
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