- Protect our land and water from mining.
- Honesty and integrity in politics
- Local jobs
- People before profits
- Improved heath and education services.



Thursday, 14 March 2013

China's booming economy has brought more water pollution, some of it shockingly serious.

High-profile industrial accidents along major rivers have disrupted water supplies to big cities in recent years.


Hu Siyi, vice minister of water resources, said last year that 20 percent of China's rivers were so polluted that their water quality was rated too toxic for human contact, and that up to 40 percent of the rivers were seriously polluted, according to state media.

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