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Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai Exposed to Toxic Coal Ash via Sandstorms

Press release | 2011-04-13 at 8:00

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion, according to a new Greenpeace report, The True Cost of Coal – Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash –...

The True Cost of Coal: Coal Dust Storms: Toxic Wind

Publication | 2011-04-14 at 12:24

Dust is not the only makeup of China’s infamous sandstorms, which also contain toxic pollutants from coal combustion. Sandstorms can disperse coal ash – containing arsenic, selenium and lead – far from their origin in coal-industry areas to...

China Wind Power Outlook 2011

Publication | 2011-06-16 at 2:00

A summary of the China Wind Power Outlook 2011, a report that analyses the prospects and obstacles facing both the wind and solar power sectors.

Trucks at a coal mine

Image | 2011-04-13 at 14:50

Trucks at a coal mine

The wind blankets the air with coal ash

Image | 2011-03-13 at 11:00

The wind blankets the air with coal ash. Yuanbaoshan Power Plant, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

The house of villager Liu Sanhu

Image | 2011-03-10 at 11:00

The house of villager Liu Sanhu, in Houshi'erquan Village, near the Fengzhen Power Plant's coal ash disposal site. Liu hopes that his two sons will be able to leave this place and go to college, he says the village is no longer suited for life.

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this

Image | 2011-03-08 at 11:00

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

The Gongwusu open

Image | 2011-03-09 at 11:00

The Gongwusu open-air coal mine, in Wuhai, Inner Mongolia

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this

Image | 2011-03-08 at 11:00

Trucks continue to dump coal ash into this valley that has already been nearly filled. The coal ash disposal site belonging to the Dawukou Power Plant, Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

A layer of corn husks is all the protection

Image | 2011-03-06 at 11:00

A layer of corn husks is all the protection that this coal ash disposal site has to prevent wind dispersal of the tiny, light ash particles. Shentou, Shuozhou, Shanxi province.

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