30 10 2007

Paper Mills Along China’s Second Largest Freshwater Lake Closed to Avoid Pollution

 

china1.jpegFrom greenprinteronline.com

Over a 100 paper mills located along Dongting Lake, China’s second largest freshwater lake, were ordered to close after they failed to reduce pollution as promised.

The mills discharge chemical-laden waste into the lake, and Jiang Yimin, director of Hunan Provincial Bureau of Environmental Protection, was concerned that the mills were unable to control pollution.

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