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Two More Major Spills in China’s Water Supply

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 24, 2014


China is toxic. If it weren’t for mistakes, the Chinese could not make a thing. Aside from chewable air, they have invented worrisome water. Here they spilled more toxic substances into the water supply, further ensuring that Chinese will be born with lower birth weight, less testosterone and worse vision

Excerpt

Two major water suppliers in a central China city have halted production following water contamination in a local river on Wednesday, affecting more than 300,000 people, local authorities said.

The Baihezui and Yushidun water plants in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, suspended water production at around 4 m and 7pm respectively, after tests showed that the Wuhan section of the Han River, a major tributary of the Yangtze, contained excessive amount of ammonia and nitrogen, the city government said in a statement.

Link

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?cid=1105&MainCatID=&id=20140424000137

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