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  1. Rise in deadly heavy-metal poisoning cases prompts warning

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Mainland environmentalists have warned of more cases of deadly heavy-metal poisoning in the coming years in the wake of a recent flurry of lead and cadmium ... More people are dying of cancer-causing cadmium poisoning in a small town near the capital of Hunan province, while at least 250 children under the age of 14 near the industrial hub of Chenzhou ...

  2. Business as usual is not an option

    Posted Jul 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Beijing maintains all manner of statistics on economic and social indicators, but when it comes to industrial pollution, it is strangely silent. The facts and figures that are so abundant and readily available about development and growth are nowhere to be found for the number of people stricken by lead, cadmium or arsenic poisoning, the toxicity levels of water in rivers and lakes, ...

  3. Time to 'clean up' environment report

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... years ago. Thousands of people were affected then and as many as 20 people are believed to have been killed by cadmium poisoning. Luo is one of the Shuangqiao villagers who tried to petition ...

  4. Guangdong to carry out more tests on toxic soil

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... with water?' Professor Yang said. He also warned that heavy metals including lead, cadmium, copper, zinc and chromium could be found in some vegetables exported to Hong Kong, because suppliers might ...



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