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December 21, 2020
Chinese timber enterprises cut or cease production due to air pollution
An orange alert for heavy air pollution has been issued in Lanshan District of Linyi City, Shandong Province and an emergency response to the severe air pollution was implemented in December. Emission reduction measures such as restricting or halting manufacturing were introduced. More than 5,000 enterprises have been required to cut or stop production of which 46 are plywood enterprises, 46 particleboard enterprises, 10 fibreboard enterprises and 312 furniture manufacturing enterprises. These enterprises release VOCs during their manufacturing processes. A date for lifting the restrictions has not been announced as this ...
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