China is well known for having bad pollution. Smog, heavy metals in drinking water, sewage dumped into rivers, bad worker safety – it seems that, in their zeal for industrial development, the environment gets ignored. Some recent pictures show just how bad some of the industrial areas are.
Hebei Province Shexian Tianjin Iron and steel plant is a heavily polluting company. Company scale is still growing, seriously affecting the lives of local residents. March 18, 2008
Longmen town in Hanchen city, Shaanxi Province has large-scaled industrial development. Environment is very seriously polluted there. April 8, 2008
Chemical waste from Jiangsu Taixing Chemical Industrial District dumped on top of the Yangtze River bank. May 15, 2009
In Ma’anshan, Anhui province, along the Yangtze River there are many small-scaled Iron selection factories and plastic processing plants. Large amounts of sewage discharged into the Yangtze River June 18, 2009
In Inner Mongolia there were 2 “black dragons” from the Lasengmiao Power Plant covering the nearby villages. July 26, 2005
Jiangsu province Changshu City Fluorine Chemical industry land sewage treatment plant was responsible for collection and processing of the industrial sewage. However they did not, the sewage pipe was extended 1500 meters under the Yangtze River and releasing the sewage there. 2009 June 11