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China Vows Blue Skies Despite Economic Challenges
China will work to clear its skies by increasing investment in clean energy and punishing polluters, Premier Li Keqiang said Sunday in comments aimed at mollifying public anger over chronic smog.
Swathes of northern China were blanketed under toxic smog this winter, affecting more than 100 million people and forcing government agencies to take emergency measures to curb pollution.
"Environmental pollution remains grave, and in particular, some areas are frequently hit by...