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Toxic Chemicals, Polluted Water and Chinese Coverups

Posted by w_thames_the_d on December 20, 2013


The Chinese land is so,polluted that its magnitude is hidden from the people and called a ‘state secret’. What this means is that if anyone were to find out and report on how polluted it is, they would taste commie boot leather up their arse.

The following shows you how bad it may be. This type of stuff happens all of the time across China.

Excerpt

At least 9 tons of the chemical Aniline are believed to have leaked from a “loose drainage valve” at a factory in the neighboring Shanxi province into a nearby river, while 20 tons were contained in a local reservoir China Daily reports.

Aniline is used for manufacturing polyurethane and can be toxic to humans. There were reports of scores of dead fish in the river by Friday evening, though no human casualties have been reported so far as we know.

What’s really worrying is the timing. According to reports in Chinese media, the leak was first discovered during a routine check on December 31st. While Handan’s residents are now using water from another supply, it is believed that they may have been exposed to the chemical for at least five days without any sort of warning.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/handan-water-cut-off-after-aniline-leak-2013-1#ixzz2nvqfMzKs

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