EPD launches "Clean Air and You" video series

     The Environmental Protection Department (EPD) today (May 27) launched a video series entitled "Clean Air and You" to encourage members of the public to help keep the air clean.

     The series comprises six episodes, featuring the health impacts of air quality, the Government's work in the monitoring of air quality, local air quality challenges and the control of air pollution in Hong Kong, as well as how people can help improve the air quality in their daily lives to protect the environment.

     The EPD will release one episode every Friday starting from this week. Each episode of the series will be available in Cantonese, English and Putonghua at the following EPD website and YouTube channel:

EPD website: www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/clean_air_and_you/
YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKDQ-7M3dvXYtKMoo8JCU05RzFUpWX0yG

     The first episode which was released today is on "Air Quality Health Index" (AQHI).  It aims to help the public to better understand the health impact of air quality and advise the community, especially the vulnerable groups, on how to take precautionary measures to protect their health.

     For more information about AQHI, members of the public may also visit the EPD's thematic website: www.aqhi.gov.hk.

Ends/Friday, May 27, 2016
Issued at HKT 10:01