Tag: pollution

‘Cancer village’ highlights China’s water woes

(January 17, 2001) Wei Dongying dumped 30 plastic bottles from an oversized plastic bag onto her living room floor. "Look at all the different colors: red, black, yellow, brown," said Wei as she picked up the bottles containing samples of water taken from the canals and viaducts surrounding Wuli, a village of 1,500 people in eastern China.