Chapter 4 – The Urgent Need for an Environment and Health Law: A Study of 63 Health Hazard Incidents
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This paper analyzes 63 environmental incidents that occurred from 2004 through 2013 and that harmed human health via lead and cadmium pollution. These incidents occurred across China, especially in the south-central and eastern regions, and harmed mainly rural people. Most of the pollutants were emitted into the air and soil through metal smelti…

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Lv, Zhongmei and Huang, Kai, “Chapter 4 – The Urgent Need for an Environment and Health Law: A Study of 63 Health Hazard Incidents”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 17 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_liu_9789004324596_0005>
First published online: 2016



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