Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year with displays of fireworks purchased from street-side stands set up in anticipation of the holiday. This year, there's worry that the government might prohibit such displays as one way to curb the rampant air pollution. This image was near Chaoyang Park in Beijing during last year's new year's celebration.
Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year with displays of fireworks purchased from street-side stands set up in anticipation of the holiday. This year, there's worry that the government might prohibit such displays as one way to curb the rampant air pollution. This image was near Chaoyang Park in Beijing during last year's new year's celebration.
Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year with displays of fireworks purchased from street-side stands set up in anticipation of the holiday. This year, there's worry that the government might prohibit such displays as one way to curb the rampant air pollution. This image was near Chaoyang Park in Beijing during last year's new year's celebration.

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January 28, 2014 6:00 AM

As Lunar New Year approaches, Beijing considers fireworks ban to curb pollution

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