Beijing To Buy New Buses To Clear City Smog: Media

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December 12, 2013 AT 8:15 AM
China's capital Beijing, regularly shrouded in hazardous air pollution, plans to replace its oil-burning buses with greener models by 2017 to help clear the smog, state news agency Xinhua said. Air pollution in Beijing hit unprecedented levels in January when an index measuring particulate matter shot up to a staggering 755 - 38 times the level recommended by the World Health Organisation.