20 tons of cadmium poisoning vital Chinese river

Telegraph: Even considering China's notoriously poor environmental record, the spill in Guangxi Province is huge with officials describing it as "unprecedented". In 2005, the discharge of just over 6 tons of cadmium into a tributary of the Pearl River in Guangdong Province prompted a massive pollution scare and cut off water supplies for over 100,000 people. The scale of the disaster in Guangxi is far larger, with millions of people already affected. Experts from China's Ministry of Environmental Protection......

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