Friday, September 17, 2010

The Devastating Effects of Coal Ash Pollution in China

Images of devastating effect of Coal Ash pollution in China, the same effect that might happen in here in Sabah, if we let them build the coal plant in Kg. Sinakut.

Villagers living near the Shentou number two power plant say they have reported the problems of coal ash pollution to the power station several times, but to no avail. One response has been the plant's programme of 'ecological management' that involves erecting dead stalks of maize around the coal ash disposal site to act as a 'wind break'. A spokesperson for the plant said it is paying extra compensation to villagers

One of the coal ash ponds near Shentou number two power plant, Shuozhou, Shanxi province.

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For further reading: True Cost of Coal : An Investigation into Coal Ash in China
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