View Full Version : "If You Go To The Chinese Olympics Be Sure To Bring A Spare Set Of Lungs !"

07-27-2008, 07:56 PM
Beijing Covered in Thick Fog of Pollution as Olympic Games Near

Beijing - The Chinese capital was shrouded in a thick, gray haze of pollution Sunday, just 12 days before the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games. One expert warned that drastic measures enacted to cut vehicle and factory emissions in the city were no guarantee skies would be clear during competitions. The pollution was among the worst seen in Beijing in the past month, despite traffic restrictions enacted a week ago


07-27-2008, 10:05 PM
My sis and BIL were in China recently and said you could barely see the Great Wall. They were told last fall that all would be perfect by the Olympics. Perhaps it would have been better if they had started years ago.