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Wuhan said to be turning blind eye to waste plants

Source: Shanghai Daily, Date: January , 2015

Two garbage incineration plants are being allowed to operate illegally by the government in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province, it is alleged, forcing residents to move and sickening many of those left behind. The plants, in the city’s Guodingshan of Hanyang districts, were built in 2012 to burn household and medical waste, respectively, though they were close to a residential district, two kindergartens and a primary school, according to yesterday’s Beijing News. One is just 1.2 kilometers from the Hanjiang River, a major tributary of the Yangtze, and only 800 meters from two major tap water plants which supply about 2 million residents in the city’s Hanyang and Hankou districts, it said.

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