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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.

Hey China! That dust-filled air you're breathing is toxic

Blog entry by Harri Lammi | 2012-04-27

Beijing residents this morning woke up to grey skies and a thick layer of dust on their cars and bicycles. Greenpeace campaigners headed out onto the streets dressed as themal power plant workers with huge posters of China's coal...

Dust

Image | 2011-03-13 at 11:00

Dust-filled air does not prevent these children from playing after school in a village near the Yuanbaoshan Power Plant's coal ash disposal site, in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.

Coal mine

Image | 2011-04-13 at 14:49

Coal mine

The Gongwusu open

Image | 2011-03-09 at 11:00

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

Flue gas desulfurization gypsum is transported

Image | 2011-03-08 at 11:00

Flue gas desulfurization gypsum is transported from the power plant and dumped into the coal ash disposal site, in Huinong. Shizuishan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.

A Greenpeace campaigner takes a sample of

Image | 2011-03-06 at 11:00

A Greenpeace campaigner takes a sample of the air to test for toxic pollutants at Shuimotou village. Shentou, Shuozhou, Shanxi province.

Trucks at a coal mine

Image | 2011-04-13 at 14:50

Trucks at a coal mine

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