China is getting serious about cleaning up its steel industry, driven by the fact that it has so many old, inefficient, heavily-polluting smaller mills

Gavin Wendt
Gavin Wendt MineLife

China is getting serious about cleaning up its steel industry, driven by the fact that it has so many old, inefficient, heavily-polluting smaller mills. Seven of the ten cities in China with the worst air pollution are located in the steel province of Hebei, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection. Pollution in the largest cities was three-times worse than levels advised by the World Health Organization.

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