Monday, September 8, 2014

Ill Supervision Blamed for China Desert Pollution

Authorities in north China's Inner Mongolia has said loopholes in regulations are the culprit, which results in a massive pollution of its desert due to sewage discharge, the Beijing News reports on Saturday.

Chen Zhanyun, director of Alashan Tengger Economic-Technological Development Area Administrative Committee says local government has formed a joint team of this pollution incident for further investigation.

Earlier, the Beijing News published a series of photos, showing massive industrial wastes pouring into a huge sewage pool in the Tengger Desert. All the wastes are reportedly ill-treated before they are buried.

As the fourth largest desert in China, Tengger Desert is located in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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