Gallery: Chinese Officials Confirm the Existence of Pollution-Choked “C...


After years of public speculation about the impact of pollution on some areas of the country, the Chinese Ministry of Environment Protection has finally confirmed the existence of “cancer villages.” The environmental ministry published a report that acknowledges the public health threat caused by toxic chemicals and hazardous smog. Chinese officials announced a five-year plan to deal with the harmful effects of air and water pollution.

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