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Thick smog continues to choke Beijing

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 - 00:46

Choking smog continues to blanket Beijing as climate change talks enter their second day in Paris. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Choking smog continued to blanket Beijing on Tuesday as climate change talks enter their second day in Paris Beijing maintained an "orange" pollution alert, the second-highest level, on Tuesday, closing highways, halting or suspending construction and prompting a warning to residents to stay indoors. The air quality index soared past 600 in some parts of the city, according official figures from the Beijing environmental monitoring station. At levels beyond 300, residents are encouraged to remain indoors, according to government guidelines.

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Thick smog continues to choke Beijing

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 - 00:46