China Authorities Probe Chemical Waste Dumping, Waste Water Discharge

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Taiyuan, China

Environment protection authorities in north China's Shanxi Province have sent investigators to probe the illegal dumping of chemical waste exposed by a state television program. CCTV ran a report on Tuesday based on their own investigation into alleged dumping in Hongtong County by the Shanxi Sanwei Group Co., a chemical manufacturer listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.