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Air pollution in northern Chinese city surpasses WHO guideline by 100 times

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ed alerts, the most severe air pollution warning in China, were issued in 22 northern Chinese cities on Saturday. In Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province, levels of fine particulate matter rose to 1,000 micrograms per cubic meter, compared with the WHO’s 10 microgram guideline.
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Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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