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China to Fight Air Pollution With $1.65 Billion Fund

China will set up a 10 billion yuan ($1.65 billion) fund to reduce air pollution in the country’s largest cities, according to a release from a State Council meeting at which Premier Li Keqiang presided.

The fund will aid in efforts to cut fossil-fuel use and control consumption of coal, the country’s largest source of energy, according to a statement posted on the Chinese central government’s website yesterday. It didn’t give details.