During the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing, the number of days with heavy pollution in the beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region decreased by more than 90 percent year-on-year

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On March 30, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment held a regular press conference for March.The air quality in Beijing and Zhangjiakou reached the standard every day during the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics, fulfilling the pre-games promise, said Liu Youbin, spokesman for the Ministry of Ecology and Environment and director of the publicity and education department.During the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the average concentration of PM2.5 in Beijing and Zhangjiakou will be 36 and 22 micrograms per cubic meter, down 56.1 percent and 50 percent year-on-year, respectively, Liu said.During the Winter Olympics, the air quality in both places reached the standard every day, fulfilling the pre-games promise.At the same time, regional joint prevention and control efforts have made remarkable progress. The average PM2.5 concentration in The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and its surrounding areas was 52 micrograms per cubic meter, down 20 percent year-on-year.The number of days with heavy pollution decreased by more than 90% year on year.”Winter Olympics blue” and “Beijing Blue” have been praised by the international and domestic communities.He said that the good air quality during the Winter Olympics and Paralympics fully reflects the achievements made in tackling air pollution over the years and is the result of the joint efforts of all sectors of society.The Ministry of Ecology and Environment will take this opportunity to deepen regional joint prevention and control of air pollution, promote continuous improvement of air quality, and let the people have an increasing sense of environmental gain.Beijing Youth Daily reporter Dong Xin editor xiong Yingqi