来源：杭州日报 作者 陈栋
Hangzhou to Grow Over Eight Million Trees
This year the Hangzhou city plans to grow over eight million trees. One batch will be able to purify the air, taking in the “poison air” this “new ecological type” will become a favorite.
Different than last year, this year among the newly grown trees, firs and other rapid growing tree species will tend to be reduced. The Zhejiang ceder, the southern red bean, the goldthread, and the zeikowa tree along with other precious trees will substantially increase. The ecological function of these trees will increase with time, and their effect of cleaning the air will become better.
Daily Morning News, Hong Huimin
The City Environmental Protection Agency has a New Acheivement
Improving the environment of the city is one of the right things to do to establish a “beautiful Hangzhou.” Presently Hangzhou has already entered the seventh stage of its atmospheric environment renovation. At the end of this year, the area of Hangzhou’s main city district will for the most part become “a coal free district,” which will reduce about 5,500 tons of sulfer dioxide emissions, and about 6,600 tons of nitrogen oxide emissions.
Beginning in January of this year National II Emissions Standard diesel vehicles will be under regulations and at the same time very polluting vehicles will be eliminated. All of this is for the improvement of the air of the city.
For the river inside the city the city environmental bureau and other departments will group their policies together to remove waste disposal into the river, clean the silt, and protect the rivers ecology. All of these policies will make the river more beautiful.
Hangzhou Daily Paper, Chen Chen