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Pollution In China

Pollution In China

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-China refuses to act until America takes the lead

-Hong Kong air is polluted. This is due to factroies around pearl harbour. Ports and Factories burning coal and pumping CO2 into the atmosphere 

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-Coal dust makes breathing difficult, people die from lung disease

-Water from mines enter into a river and fish die

-Productivity and profit decrease as workers take time of work due to illness

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-In southern China, government requires factories to use taller chimneys whcih filters out pollutants

-Steel factories encouraged to deal with recycled steel

-Law suits used against government for not taking responsibility and allowing water pollution to happened. However there is low compensation 

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