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That's because factories and construction sites in the surrounding areas were forced to close, imposing an unwanted holiday on those employees, and drivers could only use the roads if their license plate number ended in either an odd or even digit.
With the recent release of the documentary Under The Dome and now this scientific study, these only add more ammunition to ordinary mainland Chinese residents to push for the Chinese government to do more to tackle pollution.
It is hindering the health of future Chinese citizens, which is probably partly why Beijing has announced economic growth slowing to 7 percent, even though there is a slow down, partly attributed to global demand dropping for Chinese goods, and President Xi Jinping's crackdown on corruption and lavish spending.
The study is very telling and hopefully it and other properly-conducted studies will prove to the government the health and well being of its people are far more important than GDP numbers...