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China’s Blue Jeans Pollution Problem

April 27, 2010 6:10 AM | Videos

By Sarah Klein

They’re fashionable and worn by almost everybody, but very few people are aware of what goes into making a pair of blue jeans. The environmental impacts on China’s Pearl River Delta are severe, as blue dye from factories and manufacturers gets pumped into the nearby river.

Known as the blue jean capital of the world, China’s manufacturing industry is one of the largest polluters on the planet.



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