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China's Polluted Hebei Promises Clean-up for 2022 Olympic Games

The top official in China's northern province of Hebei, one of the country's most polluted, has vowed to use the staging of the 2022 Winter Olympics to drive efforts to cut smog, promote clean energy and ease dependence on heavy industry. The city of Zhangjiakou, around 200 km (124 miles) from Beijing, will stage skiing and snowboarding events during the 2022 winter games, awarded to China last year. But the plan has fueled concern, as Beijing is prone to air pollution and...

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