industrial waste

Netizen Voices: Shandong Pollution Hypocrisy

In response to widespread outrage on Weibo over allegations that companies were pumping industrial waste deep underground to avoid pollution regulations, environmental protection officials in Weifang City, Shandong Province...

Lead Emissions Poison 160 Children in Guangdong

Amid concerns about industrial pollution in China due to a recent case of water contamination in Guangxi, lead emissions from factories in Guangdong have poisoned 160 children. This is not the first case of lead poisoning. In...

Discarded Factory Chemicals Kill 3 in East China

From the Times of India: Three people have died and an additional 17 required medical treatment after they were exposed to bags of a toxic chemical illegally dumped by a factory in eastern China, the local government said on...

Solar Energy Firms Leave Waste Behind in China

The push worldwide for solar panel production has resulted in a boom in solar energy companies in China. But the solar energy companies are facing one major problem: where do they dump the toxic waste that is the by-product of...

China province may close down industrial polluters- By Ben Blanchard and Lucy Hornby

Yahoo news/Reuters(link) Mon Mar 6, 3:42 AM ET BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese province of Hunan, home to China’s largest zinc smelter, is considering closing heavy industrial plants that pollute, a senior government official said on Monday. Hunan, where former leader Mao Zedong was born, has rich deposits of lead and zinc. Smelters line the […]



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