Spill Underlines Environmental Concerns

CDT previously reported on the aniline spill in Changzhi that affected the water supply of a handful of cities. The New York Times reports this spill has drawn attention to the growing water problem in northern China: “Problems...

A Cancer Cycle, From Here to China

An aniline spill in Shanxi on New Year’s Eve caused extended disruption of water supplies in the downstream Hebei city of Handan earlier this month. Public anger at the authorities’ five-day cover-up then led to four...

Farmers Need License to Harvest Their Own Corn Stalks – Xue Zijin

From Legal Daily, summarized and translated by CDT: For a long time, it has been a traditional approach for local farmers after harvesting corn to burn the remaining corn stalks. This not only causes serious air pollution, but also harms the ecological environment and the land. Thus, relevant ministries have issued a ban on burning […]

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