There was a horrifying report in The Denver Post on Aug 21 that told of 1,300 children being poisoned by pollution from a manganese-processing plant.
This occurred just days after emissions from a lead smelter in another province sickened hundreds. The people are protesting but this tiny article on page 19A one paragraph long is the canary in the coal mine in regards to the terrible toll the Chinese people are paying in the name of economic development.
What is your child worth, what is your health worth? When will we all understand that there can be no sustainable development that leads to children's deaths and a sickened population.