24 May '16, 1pm

China brings its fuel quality standards up to global levels, quickly

Stephen Edelstein 114 views May 24, 2016 Beijing smog Enlarge Photo China already aims to cut its horrific urban air pollution by aggressively promoting electric cars and implementing stricter fuel-economy standards over the next few years. On Monday, the government also announced plans to attack the problem of emissions from a different angle. New fuel-quality standards for gasoline and diesel will be enacted in January 2017, reported the Xinhua state news agency. DON'T MISS: China accelerates tougher vehicle emission standards, starting sooner Xinhua cited an announcement from the Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau on the fuel standards , according to Reuters. The new "Beijing Six" standards are expected to cut pollutants from vehicles in China's capital city by 15 to 20 percent, according to a researcher with the Environmental Protection Bureau. In additi...

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