Air quality in Kaohsiung, Pingtung hits hazardous levels

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/03/01
By: Zoe Wei and Frances Huang

Taipei, March 1 (CNA) Air quality in Kaohsiung City and Pingtung County 201603010005t0001reached hazardous levels Tuesday morning, and people in the two areas with breathing problems were urged by the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) to avoid outdoor activities.

According to EPA air monitoring data, concentrations of fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5) were at a maximum 10 on the EPA’s 1-10 scale in the Nanzih, Renwu, Zuoying, Cianjin, Fengshan, Daliao and Linyuan areas of Kaohsiung as of 10 a.m.     [FULL  STORY]

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