Malaysia chokes as air pollution hits 16-year high

Jun 24, 2013

Malaysia chokes as air pollution hits 16-year high

Malaysia’s government Sunday declared a state of emergency in two southern districts choked by smog from forest fires in Indonesia as air pollution levels reached 16-year-highs. Environment Minister G. Palanivel said the air pollutant index (API) hit 750 in the town of Muar — ...