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China Pollution

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A worker at the state run Jinhuagong coal mine sorts coal outside the mine. Seven of the world's ten most polluted cities are in China due primarily to China's dilapidated heavy industries and its dependence on coal - the dirtiest form of energy. 75% of China's growing energy needs comes from coal.
Dàtóng, Shanxi Province, China. 10/11/2005
Photo © J.B. Russell
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A worker at the state run Jinhuagong coal mine sorts coal outside the mine. Seven of the world's ten most polluted cities are in China due primarily to China's dilapidated heavy industries and its dependence on coal - the dirtiest form of energy. 75% of China's growing energy needs comes from coal. <br />
Dàtóng, Shanxi Province, China. 10/11/2005<br />
Photo © J.B. Russell