Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Pollution-Causes-Crop-Failure-in-China-27MZIFI6CJSZ.htmlConceptually similarGrandmother Holding Sick Child in ChinaGP02350Completed★★★★Blackened Rice in ChinaGP02351Completed★★★★★★Rice Harvesters in Hunan Province, ChinaGP0STSMO2Completed★★★★Contamination of Soils and Rice in Hunan Province, ChinaGP0STSMNMCompleted★★★★Girl's Health Affected by Exposure to Heavy Metals in ChinaGP0STRBRGCompleted★★★★Sick Children in Chinese ClassroomGP02355Completed★★★★Patients at Hospital in ChinaGP0STRBRCCompleted★★★★★★Contaminated Rice Crops in Hunan Province, ChinaGP0STSMNZCompleted★★★★Girls' Health Affected by Exposure to Heavy Metals in ChinaGP0STRBRQCompleted★★★★View AllGP0234ZPollution Causes Crop Failure in ChinaLi Ming Zhu, a villager living in Jinjiling Village, Jiahe County, had to face a total corn crop failure last year due to the pollution from the nearby Tengda company. Tengda Metal Recycling Company is located in Jiahe County, Hunan Province. It uses antiquated technology and equipment to smelt lead and zinc. Nearby villages and fields were contaminated. Some villagers have lead in their blood far exceeding the standard. In September 2009, the local government shut down the plant.Locations:Asia-China-Hunan-Jiahe County-Jinjiling VillageDate:22 May, 2010Credit:© Greenpeace / Lu GuangMaximum size:4072px X 2714pxKeywords:Air pollution-Asian ethnicities-Farmers-Hands-Industries-KWCI (GPI)-Land pollution-Local population-Maize-Men-Metal processing plants-Metals-One person-Outdoors-Recycling-Toxics (campaign title)-Water pollutionShoot:Heavy Metal Pollution in ChinaIn China's Hunan Province, many villagers have illnesses caused by heavy metal pollution from mining plants, chemical plants and Metal Recycling Company.