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Greenpeace: China acknowledges ‘cancer villages’, unveils ‘breakthrough’ chemical plan

Press release | 24 February, 2013 at 14:16

Greenpeace hailed China’s commitment to clean up chemical pollution with a breakthrough chemical management plan that acknowledges for the first time the existence of ‘cancer villages’ and will blacklist 58 chemicals and have an elimination...

Polluted Oranges in China

Image | 25 May, 2010 at 14:43

25 May 2010 - Liuyang City, China. A local villager holds several polluted oranges. All the fruits, vegetables, crops and water in the area are inedible. Xianghe Chemical Plant was built in 2004 near Shuangqiao Village of Liuyang City. The air...

Toxic sludge flood in Hungary

Image | 7 October, 2010 at 13:44

07 October 2010 - Hungary. The rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina plant in Western Hungary caused a massive flood of toxic sludge, affecting fields, canals and seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest.

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