In the PRC for the year closed on 17 thousand enterprises due to the harmful emissions

Moscow. December 28. In 2015, the Chinese authorities have closed about 17 thousand enterprises have not been tested for maximum permissible emissions of harmful substances into the atmosphere, reports BBC News.

Just check affected more than a million Chinese companies.

In December in Beijing was first announced “red” level of danger because of the smog. The level of pollution in some areas of Beijing was 265 micrograms per cubic meter, while the world health organization (who) considers safe for human indicator of 25 µg/m3. In this regard, in the capital of China were closed schools and halted all construction work.

According to ecologists, the causes of smog are emissions of coal-fired and heating systems, as well as construction dust.