China Environmental Law

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China’s Soil Pollution Prevention Law

February 14th, 2010 · No Comments

China recently released some findings from its survey of air and water pollution sources.  The most striking fact was the significant impact of agricultural non-point sources on water pollution levels.  Air and water (at least surface water) pollution which are easily observed generate more attention than pollution of the soil, yet once [...]

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Tags: environmental policy · heavy metals · soil pollution

China’s Heavy Metal Problem

November 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Heavy Metal Problem #1: “I’m living in a hell hole. Don’t wanna stay in this hell hole.”
Heavy Metal Problem #2: Mercury, lead, etc. in soil and sediments.
Today we address Problem #2, but it’s possible the two problems are related. One side effect of too much cadmium in the diet could be an irresistible urge to form a [...]

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Tags: heavy metals · soil pollution