Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Soil Pollution Is a State Secret in China - Businessweek

Data from the National Soil Pollution survey are “state secrets,” according to the provisions of Article 14 of the Open Government Information Regulations, notes China’s Legal Daily newspaper. Compared to air and water pollution, soil pollution has received relatively limited public attention up until now because problems in the soil cannot usually be detected with the naked eye. Environmentalists said the overuse of fertilizer in pesticides in farmland and the seeping of heavy metals into the soil threaten the safety of China’s food supply


Soil Pollution Is a State Secret in China - Businessweek

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