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Toxic effect of China environmental nondisclosure
MarketWatch ^ | 8:03 PM ET Nov 28, 2012 | Caixin Online

Posted on 12/03/2012 2:42:42 PM PST by ExxonPatrolUs

Edited on 12/03/2012 2:54:12 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

High-profile talk emphasizing environmental action at the Communist Party’s 18th national congress attracted a lot of attention...

China’s soil contamination problem is among the worst the world has ever seen, according to data released in 2006 by the Ministry of Environmental Protection. The study found toxins affecting some 10 million hectares of the country’s 120 million hectares of arable land, and that another 2.1 million hectares of crops were being irrigated with polluted water. Some 133,000 hectares were being used for waste dumps nationwide.


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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: china; polution

1 posted on 12/03/2012 2:42:53 PM PST by ExxonPatrolUs
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

and they’re going to take over the world?

I don’t think so.


2 posted on 12/03/2012 2:55:21 PM PST by panzerkamphwageneinz
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

globull warming etc.


3 posted on 12/03/2012 3:36:52 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: ExxonPatrolUs

I’ve visited China several times...recently.The air I encountered there on a *good* day was so thick and acrid that it made my eyes water.And Osama Obama & Friends think that *we’re* the problem.


4 posted on 12/03/2012 4:57:20 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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