* Thousands in lead-laden area to move

China Daily: “Thousands of villagers in the lead-contaminated regions of Lingbao, in Central China’s Henan province, are scheduled to move in May into newly-built houses that area safer distance from lead refineries, local government officials said.

Zhao Tie’an, head of Yuling township in Lingbao, told China Daily that the government has built 102 houses for the residents of Xiayao village, where 355 out of 364 children under age 14 were found to have excessive lead in their blood last July.”


There seems to be a concerted effort by Government to counter the effects of pollution and corrusption.  This is one of several actions announced in the last few weeks alone.

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