25 April 2008 08:49 [Source: ICIS news]
SHANGHAI (ICIS news)--The sale and production of 257 chemicals in Beijing must be approved by the city’s Municipal Public Security Bureau (BMPSB) from 1 May in a bid to curb pollution ahead of the Olympics, said a bureau official on Friday.
No manufacturer could produce and transport the restricted chemicals without official approval from 1 May to 17 October, the source added.
“We are doing our best to ensure a safe Olympics,” the official said.
The restriction order is waived for those enterprises operating under the Beijing Administration of Work Safety.
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