China’s Urban Sludge Dilemma

Caixin’s Cui Zheng and Liu Zhiyi report on illegal dumping of chemical, bacteria and parasite-laden sludge from sewage plants around China: Promptly at noon on March 17, a heavy truck hauling a dark substance and on a dark...

Pollution, Piranha Plague Southern Chinese Rivers

China Daily reported on Tuesday that, according to government figures, nearly ten billion tons of industrial wastewater and domestic sewage were poured directly into Guangdong’s rivers last year: More than 9.5 billion tons...

Sewage spill causes massive fish losses (China Daily)

Read this article on China Daily today. It begins: “Sewage allegedly discharged by local plants have killed huge amounts of aquatic life- an estimated 60,000 kilograms of fish – in the Wenjiang section of the Tuojiang River in Zizhong County in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, local environmental officials said. ”

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