15 Apr '11, 10am

China halts #nuclear approval until early 2012 in light of #Japan disaster

Efforts afoot to prevent pollution from sandstorms China.org (April 14, 2011) Recent reports have suggested increased efforts in protecting public health from seasonal dust storms poisoned with accumulated coal ash and coal pollutants. Sandstorms that pass through coal intensive provinces like Shanxi and Inner Mongolia have been recorded to carry heavy metal particulates, and serve as a notable health risk for affected urban residents. Government officials have succeeded in lowering the amount of air pollution stemming from industrial dust, but have had limited results with managing coal ash.

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