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20 tons of cadmium poisoning vital Chinese river

Telegraph: Even considering China’s notoriously poor environmental record, the spill in Guangxi Province is huge with officials describing it as “unprecedented”. In 2005, the discharge of just over 6 tons of cadmium into a tributary of the Pearl River in Guangdong Province prompted a massive pollution scare and cut off water supplies for over 100,000 people. The scale of the disaster in Guangxi is far larger, with millions of people already affected Continue reading

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