China Villages Battle Lead, Zinc Poisoning – RFA
Jiang Wenjian, a resident of Guo’an village in Guangxi’s Teng county, told RFA’s Cantonese service that around 100,000 people were affected by the pollution of the river by nearby lead and zinc mines, which had a daily output of 20 tonnes.
“The government nowadays is 10 times worse than the Kuomintang ever was. They don’t care whether ordinary people live or die.” [Full Text]
- Also CDT’s early posts on lead poisoning