Geography: pearl river delta

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Where is the Pearl River Delta?
It is situated in the Guangdong province of China
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What does this province have?
It has lots of big MNC's such as Wal- Mart, which brings wealth to the area
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Environmental impacts: what has the industry caused?
So much pollution it's created smog, from powder plants which burn coal
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Environmental: what can this lead to?
Acid rain
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Environmental: what else has the increase in industry resulted to?
Water pollution, due to untreated sewage from factories, making the water quality very poor
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What other impacts of the pollution has this resulted to?
After ting wildlife habitats, it has endangered the Chinese white dolphins
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Management strategies to reduce the impacts: name and explain a development strategy
The Pearl River Delta Air Quality Development Plan: aims to reduce the amount of pollution
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Reduction: How is the PRDAQDP planning on reducing this?
By reducing the amount if coal burnt
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Reduction: what are the government planning to do?
To contribute $7 billion to clean up the area
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Reduction: how are they planning on doing this?
By building 30 sewage works
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Are these methods sustainable?
Yes, because there are no factories being shut down, only the amount of pollution reduced
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