Matthew Keeshin

Why Did This Chinese River Turn Blood Red Overnight?

by , 07/27/14
filed under: Ecouterre

China, blood red river, pollution, Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, Wenzhou Environmental Protection Bureau, toxic river, Yangtze River, mystery, Jian River

Perplexed citizens and officials of a city in eastern China are curious about the mysterious transformation of their local river. China has experienced these red rivers before when the water gets polluted, but so far, officials say no industrial chemical dumps have taken place. Illegal dumping hasn’t yet been ruled out, however. Follow the link to learn more about the river’s weird change.

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