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China Lead Poisoning

China Is Hurting Its Future By Not Acting on Lead Poisoning

Joe Amon | Posted 08.22.2011 | World
Joe Amon

Failing to enforce existing environmental regulations and meet health and human rights obligations now will in the end cost China far more -- in renminbi and in lives.

Is China Covering Up A Lead Poisoning Epidemic?

AP | By ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 08.15.2011 | Green

SHANGHAI -- Millions of Chinese children suffer from lead poisoning despite a crackdown on contamination, and local officials are systematically withh...

Over 600 Sickened By Mass Lead Poisoning In China

AP | Posted 08.12.2011 | Green

BEIJING -- More than 600 people, including 103 children, have been sickened in China's latest case of mass lead poisoning, state media reported Sunday...

Over 100 People Sickened By Chinese Battery Plant

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A state news agency says more than 100 villagers in eastern China have been poisoned by lead emissions from a battery plant built in a...

Hundreds Of Children Hit With Lead Poisoning In China

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Two Chinese battery factories were shuttered after 24 children between the ages of nine months and 16 years old were hospitalized for lead poisoning, ...

China: More Than 1,300 Children Sick In 2nd Lead Poisoning Case

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHANGQING, China — Farmer Wang Zhifan jabs a stubby finger toward the sprawling smelter blamed for poisoning hundreds of local children with lea...