Hong Kong Set to Ban High-Polluting Vehicles in Effort to Combat Smog

December 21, 2012 by  
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Hong Kong is set to introduce a new clean-air measure that will ban high-polluting vehicles and offer subsidies to help owners replace diesel-powered buses and trucks. Among the banned vehicles will be some of the 121,300 commercial diesel vehicles that form a substantial source of smog in the city. Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will announce the new measures in January and a reduction in emissions is expected to be seen as early as 2014. Read the rest of Hong Kong Set to Ban High-Polluting Vehicles in Effort to Combat Smog Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , clean air measures , diesel-powered vehicles , emission reduction , emissions free transportation , European emission standards , exhaust fumes , high-polluting vehicles , Hong Kong smog , World Health Organization

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