Beijing Warns Residents After off-the-Charts Smog

Beijing schools canceled outdoor flag-raisings and took sports classes indoors while hospitals saw a spike in respiratory cases Monday because of the extremely hazardous air in China's notoriously smoggy capital following a weekend of off-the charts pollution. City authorities ordered many factories to scale back emissions, and were spraying water at building sites to try to tamp down the dust and dirt that worsens the noxious haze that has hung over the city since late last week. ...Full Story
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