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China protests new chemical plant

Protesters have been clashing with riot police in the southern Chinese city of Maoming. People have been demonstrating in an attempt to stop the construction of a new chemical plant. The local government has been using social media to promote … Continue reading

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Italy mafia’s waste dumps blamed for cancer

Nearly 150,000 women say that garbage dumped by the mafia is the cause to blame for the deadly cancer that killed their children. Some of the mothers have met Italy’s President Georgio Napolitano to demand justice once and for all.

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