Hong Kong’s air quality has improved over the past decade, according to the Environmental Protection Department. Photo: May Tse
Hong Kong’s air quality has improved over the past decade, according to the Environmental Protection Department. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong’s air quality on the mend, but most pollutant concentration levels ‘still fall short of WHO goals’

  • Most major pollutant concentration levels in the city fell short of WHO standards, with only sulphur dioxide meeting the global body’s targets last year
  • Environmental Protection Department says city’s air quality has been improving over the last 10 years, with the past two showing the best results

Hong Kong’s air quality has improved over the past decade, according to the Environmental Protection Department. Photo: May Tse
Hong Kong’s air quality has improved over the past decade, according to the Environmental Protection Department. Photo: May Tse
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