Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Asia-s-Largest-Lead-and-Zinc-Mine-in-China-27MZIFJXG1E9L.htmlConceptually similarAsia's Largest Lead and Zinc Mine in ChinaGP0STR05ACompleted★★★★★★Asia's Largest Lead and Zinc Mine in ChinaGP0STR05BCompleted★★★★★★Asia's Largest Lead and Zinc Mine in ChinaGP0STR05CCompleted★★★★★★Asia's Largest Lead and Zinc Mine in ChinaGP0STP38SCompleted★★★★Factory Outflow Pipe in ChinaGP02GDJCompleted★★★★★★Aerial View of Asia's Largest Lead and Zinc Mine in ChinaGP0STP38WCompleted★★★★Lead Smelter in ChinaGP02353Completed★★★★Lead Mine Wastewater in ChinaGP02352Completed★★★★Asia's Largest Lead and Zinc Mine in ChinaGP0STP38QCompleted★★★★View AllGP0STR05DAsia's Largest Lead and Zinc Mine in ChinaThe machines at the mine operate seven days a week. Every day from 6am until 6pm the mountainside is blasted. From as far as 2km away the rumbling sounds of the explosions can be heard.Locations:Asia-China-Yunnan ProvinceDate:21 May, 2015Credit:© Ke Lin / GreenpeaceMaximum size:2832px X 4256pxKeywords:Day-KWCI (GPI)-Land pollution-Metal processing plants-Metals-Mines-Mining-Outdoors-Outflow pipes-Pollution-River discharges-Toxics (campaign title)-Water pollutionShoot:Relocation Dream: Investigation at Asia's Largest Lead Mine in ChinaA Greenpeace East Asia (GPEA) investigation has found severe heavy metal pollution and serious health problems at Asia's largest zinc and lead mine and smelting plant in Jinding Town, Lanping County, Yunnan. The findings come against a backdrop of stricter national regulations on the heavy metals industry. In Lanping, one of China's most impoverished counties, however, the Yunnan Provincial Government and Yunnan Jinding Zinc Corporation Ltd., the mine owners, have recklessly compromised the environment and the health of locals in the pursuit of profit.