Dec 06, 2016 06:38 PM

China Unveils New Plan to Clean Air, Water, Soil

(Beijing) — The State Council, China's cabinet, released on Monday a national environmental improvement plan that requires the nation's 300-plus largest cities to ensure that air quality is "good" or "excellent" 292 days annually — 4 out of 5 days — by 2020.

This represents a 3.3% increase from the current 280 days, a small but significant improvement in the large cities under government watch, analysts said.

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