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Pollution

Coal plant, Taiyuan, China. Shanxi province is the heartland of China?s coal belt, known for high levels of pollution and a thriving coal industry with large legal mines and an undergrowth of smaller and illegal mines. According to China?s State Administration of Work Safety, more than 3250 people ? an average of nine a day - died in accidents in Chinese coal mines in 2008.

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