The city of Beijing has been generating the kinds of headlines that cities usually want no part of. Ahead of the Olympic games, many athletes have been publicly deriding the city's air quality, and rightly so. According to the World Health Organization
, the current air pollution in Beijing is at least two to three times higher
than levels deemed safe. City officials have been doing what they can
with the limited resources and time that is available to them, but Detroit News writer John McCormick, on assignment covering the Beijing Motor Show
that there is a long way to go before things are truly cleaned up.
[Source: The Detroit News