China’s steel heartland Hebei warns cities for pollution failures

A woman wearing a mask walks past buildings on a polluted day in Handan, Hebei province, China January 12, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer /Files

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s biggest steel producing province of Hebei has summoned the leaders of three cities after they failed to control air pollution in the first half of this year, the local environmental protection agency said in a notice. Hebei, which produces about a quarter of the country’s steel, is set to impose tougher […]

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