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China urges regions to take responsibility after smog surge in Yangtze

Pollution surges in the Yangtze delta which includes Shanghai and Jiangsu province

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China is preparing to introduce even tougher air quality targets even as the top steel producing province of Hebei, which has been at the heart of a campaign to improve northern China's air quality, saw output fall one per cent to 191.2 million tonnes last year, despite a 5.7-per-cent nationwide production increase.

Beijing

CHINA'S regional governments need to take more responsibility for local pollution and stop blaming others, a senior environmental official said on Tuesday, following increases in smog in the Yangtze and Pearl river delta regions in January.

While nationwide air pollution...

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