Environmental problems in the People`s Republic of China: Current magnitude and possible control options

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The People`s Republic of China has been undergoing rapid economic development over the past several decades. This development has taken place with little or no attention being paid to its environmental consequences. This situation has resulted in severe contamination of the air, water, and soil resources of China, with attendant damage to human and natural populations. This report determines the major causes of air, water, and soil pollution in China and assesses their extent and magnitude. It then examines the impacts of the pollutants on various components of the human and natural environment. It identifies possible regulatory and ameliorative options ... continued below

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Bhadtti, N.; Biang, C.A.; Poch, L.A. & Tompkins, M.M. September 1, 1995.

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The People`s Republic of China has been undergoing rapid economic development over the past several decades. This development has taken place with little or no attention being paid to its environmental consequences. This situation has resulted in severe contamination of the air, water, and soil resources of China, with attendant damage to human and natural populations. This report determines the major causes of air, water, and soil pollution in China and assesses their extent and magnitude. It then examines the impacts of the pollutants on various components of the human and natural environment. It identifies possible regulatory and ameliorative options available to China to deal with these pollution problems and provides information on specific strategies and the costs associated with their implementation. The objective is to shed light on China`s pollution control and remediation requirements in the near future.

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OSTI as DE96004691

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  • Other: DE96004691
  • Report No.: ANL/DIS/TM--27
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/195781 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 195781
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc673286

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Bhadtti, N.; Biang, C.A.; Poch, L.A. & Tompkins, M.M. Environmental problems in the People`s Republic of China: Current magnitude and possible control options, report, September 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc673286/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.