Shifting the shaft is what the so called environmentalist here in the U.S. are doing. They protest and shut down coal mining and manufacturing here in America where there are over "105 Gov organizations out there making regulating the industry using modern science to make sure its done to the highest standards. Yeh they are really making a difference!!!! These people have created the economic machine China is today with there mis-guided views on issues here in America concerning energy and manufacturing. Thanks out there California for making the U.S.A. a second rate nation when held up to these undeveloped nations who will meet the demand for these products. What goes around comes around and the result of the manufacturing of the products you demand but are ignorant as to the reality that creates these products. Exe Dir VMA
This is irony school kids; that the pollution is coming back on the land of fruits and nuts.
China rush to coal for power causes huge pollution: UK Times
By Robert Daniel
Last Update: 4:38 AM ET Dec 31, 2006
TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) -- China's rush to coal as an energy source has created huge toxic clouds, some of which -- carrying microscopic particles of poisonous chemicals -- have drifted across the Pacific to California, the Sunday Times of London reported. The Chinese have 2,000 coal-fired power stations in operation, most of them with older technology, and they plan to build at least 500 more plants, the paper reported. China's cancer rates are soaring and an estimated 400,000 people die prematurely from pollution each year, the paper reported.
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