Lead Mine Wastewater in China

Photo | 2012-01-02

In China's Hunan Province, many villagers have illnesses caused by heavy metal pollution from mining plants, chemical plants and Metal Recycling Company.


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Wastewater from lead and zinc mine tailings flooded the original pump house at the foot of Bao Mountain in Guiyang County. Guiyang County is rich in non-ferrous metals mineral resources, such as lead, zinc, manganese, gold, silver and so on. There are a lot of mining plants there.

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