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Environment Council of Zambia Spends $30 Million USD to Fight Pollution

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lusaKa, Zambia, Swaziland, MANZINI

— The Environment Council of Zambia (ECZ) has set aside $30 million USD to mitigate water pollution caused by several years of lead mining in Zambia's Kabwe town.

Thousands of people in the town have tested positive for lead poisoning.

Kabwe residents have been drinking and using lead-polluted water for several years, putting them at risk of health problems and even death.