Digging in: Soil Pollution in Beijing


Pollution in Beijing has often been an issue, with more attention recently being given to soil pollution and the negative effects this has on the environment.

In may this year the Ministry for Environmental Protection released an action plan in response to the growing soil pollution. The 10-point blueprint includes expanding soil pollution checks so authorities can better understand the extent of the problem, as well as calling for 90% of polluted farmland to be made usable by 2020.

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