Photo via Shutterstock Thousands of homes are being built on contaminated plots of land throughout China and hardly anybody knows about it. Gao Shengke and Wang Kai wrote an investigative report for Caijing magazine that uncovered the fact that the government is allowing new homes to be constructed on the site of relocated, and unremediated chemical and pesticide factory plants that previously leaked carcinogenic and mutagenic pollutants into the soil and groundwater. Read the rest of Investigative Journalists Uncover Chinese Homes Built on Toxic Wastelands Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Caijing , china , Chinese factory lands , environmental news , groundwater pollution , polluted land in China , Pollution , toxic wastelands , urban planning
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