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12.06.2011 18:35

Beijing Officials Mum on Air Quality Readings

A Chinese citizen filed a request asking the government to release its PM 2.5 air quality readings, but Beijing officials said they are not obligated to disclose figures on this class of particles
Compiled by Caixin staff

(Beijing)—In the face of growing citizen concerns over Beijing's air quality, government officials are refusing to release any additional data collected from their air quality monitors.

On December 4 and 5, thick smog descended on the nation's capital, prompting Beijing officials to cancel hundreds of flights and shut down a few major highways.

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