Pollution Levels in Shanghai Reach Highest Levels Since Records Began

December 6, 2013 by  
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Shanghai’s concentration of toxic particulate matter (PM) reached 602.5 micrograms per cubic meter on Friday afternoon – the highest level since records began last December, and more than 24 times higher than the World Health Organization’s guideline of 25 micrograms. The situation was so bad that Shanghai authorities ordered schoolchildren indoors and halted all construction after the financial district was engulfed by a sickening yellow haze. Read the rest of Pollution Levels in Shanghai Reach Highest Levels Since Records Began Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ban on fireworks and public sporting events , car exhaust , city of Harbin shuts down due to pollution , Coal burning , factory pollution , highest pollution levels since records began , PM 2.5 particles over 600 , Shanghai pollution , Shanghai pollution as bad as Beijing , Shanghai pollution levels , Shanghai smog        

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