A citywide straw burning ban in Sanya will be introduced from December this year to help improve air quality.

Starting from December 1st, 2020, straw burning in open fields will be restrained across the city.

Airport, high-speed railways, highways, tourist scenic spots, forest parks, coastlines, medical institutions and other designated areas are set as key regulatory areas.

The environmental authorities in the city's four districts and Yucai Ecological Zone will implement a plan to ban straw burning and to promote comprehensive straw utilization.

The regulation will last till December 1st, 2025.