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Beijing to shut coal-fired boilers to clean up air

By Zheng Xin ( China Daily ) Updated: 2013-05-27 07:08:08

Beijing to shut coal-fired boilers to clean up air

Workers with the Beijing District Heating Group destroy two coal delivery channels with cranes on April 25, marking the beginning of the transformation of energy from coal to gas in the last coal-burning power plant in Beijing. Cheng Ning / for China Daily

Beijing has vowed to eliminate most coal-fired boilers in the city center by the end of 2015 to reduce pollution from fine particulate matter, especially during the heating season.

Beijing to shut coal-fired boilers to clean up air

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