Report uncovers high level of magnesia pollution in China’s Liaoning Province

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott, Albert Li IM analyst, Shanghai
Published: Monday, 27 October 2014

Environmental issues are now very much part of the conversation now in China, with headlines in newspapers first awakening public consciousness to the problems seen in remote areas to the population around three years ago. Since then, and following a public outcry, the refractories industry has pledged to clean up its act.

A high-profile report on the levels of pollution encountered in Dashiqiao, in Liaoning Province, China, has been squarely pegged on the magnesia industry which operates there.

Reporters from CNC followed up on villagers’ complaints and visited several villages in Dashiqiao city. Hidden under a thick fog, made up of particles...

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