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Beijing's new air pollution steps get poor reception

The financial district of Pudong is seen on a hazy day in Shanghai January 21, 2013. Beijing is to unveil unprecedented new rules governing how China's capital reacts to hazardous air pollution, the official Xinhua news agency said, as deteriorating air quality threatens to become a rallying point for wider political dissatisfaction. REUTERS/Aly Song

The financial district of Pudong is seen on a hazy day in Shanghai January 21, 2013. Beijing is to unveil unprecedented new rules governing how China's capital reacts to hazardous air pollution, the official Xinhua news agency said, as deteriorating...more

The financial district of Pudong is seen on a hazy day in Shanghai January 21, 2013. Beijing is to unveil unprecedented new rules governing how China's capital reacts to hazardous air pollution, the official Xinhua news agency said, as deteriorating air quality threatens to become a rallying point for wider political dissatisfaction. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A man walks in the financial district of Pudong on a hazy day in Shanghai January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man walks in the financial district of Pudong on a hazy day in Shanghai January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man walks in the financial district of Pudong on a hazy day in Shanghai January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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