Fourth City Workshop of Clean Air Asia China Network: Advancing Vehicle Emission Management (VEM): Emission Standards, Fuel Quality and Fuel Efficiency (2009) 第四届中国城市空气质量管理研讨会:促进机动车排放管理(2009)

The Fourth City Workshop of the Clean Air Asia China Network: “Advancing Vehicle Emission Management (VEM): Emission Standards, Fuel Quality and Fuel Efficiency” was recently concluded in Qingdao, Shandong Province on 4-5 August 2009 at the Huanghai Hotel Qingdao. It was attended by 11 Clean Air Asia member cities plus Beijing; officials and staff from Qingdao Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB), Vehicle Emissions Control Center (VECC), Tsinghua University, Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Clean Air Asia Center offices in Manila and Beijing, and the expert from US Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). The workshop was a great opportunity for cities to exchange experiences in AQM, provide feedback on the new AQ and SUT policies and measures planned for implementation, learn new and innovative ways to address air pollution, and communicate with Clean Air Asia their AQ priorities and needs in the next few years.