Chinese dare officials to swim in polluted rivers

Feb 20, 2013 Full story: Cybercast News Service 19

A Chinese businessman angry about a filthy river has come up with an equally dirty dare: He'll give an environmental official about $32,000 just for swimming in the polluted waterway.

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LOVE CHINA DESTROY CCP

Surrey, Canada

#1 Feb 20, 2013
Funny, asking the CCP scum to join the other toxic scum in China's rivers!

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!
LOVE CHINA DESTROY CCP

Surrey, Canada

#4 Feb 20, 2013
Here's some shots of the river:

http://www.businessinsider.com/china-jin-zeng...

http://americablog.com/2013/02/entrepreneur-i...

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Mao 's-heirs-face-impossible-chall enge,-swimming-in-polluted-riv ers-27190.html

"RayHole" has told us "the rivers he has seen in CCP China are crystal clear"!

OBVIOUSLY!

HA HA HA HA HA HA!
LOVE CHINA DESTROY CCP

Surrey, Canada

#5 Feb 20, 2013
Have you ever SMELLED a river in China?

Some of them can be smelled from MILES AWAY!

EEEEWWWWWWW!
CCP are SCUM

Surrey, Canada

#6 Feb 20, 2013
Many of CCP China's drinking-water rivers are so clogged with trash it looks like you could walk across them!
LOVE CHINA DESTROY CCP

Surrey, Canada

#7 Feb 25, 2013
Where is "RayHole" to tell us "the rivers he has seen in CCP China are crystal clear"!

That was SO ABSURD A LIE it was FUNNY!
CHINA hates CCP

Port Moody, Canada

#9 Feb 26, 2013
The SCMP seems to be under attack by Beijing again. Persist and you can get the link for :villager-assaulted-after-chal lenging-official-swim-polluted -river

Cheap thugs of the CCP beating up Chinese patriots as usual to hide the corruption and cowardice of the CCP!
CCP are CHEAP THUGS

Port Moody, Canada

#10 Feb 26, 2013
It can be found here now:

Zhejiang Environmentalist Beaten After River Dare
2013-02-26

Chen Yuqian's daughter posted photos online showing injuries of his face after he was beaten on Feb. 24, 2013.

Photo courtesy of Chen Yuqian's microblog

An environmental activist from the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang who dared a local official to take a swim in a polluted river has since been attacked by a group of unidentified men, he said in an interview on Tuesday.

Chen Yuqian, one of several Zhejiang residents in recent days to tweet challenges offering officials cash rewards for swimming in local waters, said he had visited the hospital for a checkup on Tuesday following the Sunday attack.

"I am still very dizzy," Chen said. "I wrote about this on my microblog account because there was no response to my reporting it to the authorities."

"Then they came round and attacked me in revenge."

Chen, 59, said more than 40 unidentified people had showed up at his home and smashed it up, beating him up in the process.

"The police made no move to arrest them while they were beating me up," he said.

Chen challenged a local environmental official to swim in a river near his home in Pailian village last week, in a bid to bring the pollution levels to his attention.

His daughter Chen Xiufang posted photos online showing Chen with injuries to his face.

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CCP are CHEAP THUGS

Port Moody, Canada

#11 Feb 26, 2013
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Dumping industrial waste

Chen and his family have campaigned for a number of years against water pollution in their hometown, accusing Pailian officials of working with two local paper mills to illegally dump industrial waste into waterways, polluting drinking water supplies.

An official told the South China Morning Post newspaper that there was "no illegal water pollution" in the river.

However, sources told the paper that one of the mill owners was also the village chief of Pailian.

Ruian river dare

The flurry of online dares has highlighted the worsening water pollution crisis in China.

Last week, Hangzhou businessman Jin Zengmin tweeted that a rubber shoe factory had been dumping wastewater into the river in Ruian city while officials turned a blind eye, and that the area had an exceptionally high cancer rate.

Jin had offered Ruian's environmental protection chief Bao Zhengmin and other officials 200,000 yuan (U.S.$32,000) to swim for 20 minutes in the river.

But officials told RFA they had found no evidence to suggest that a nearby rubber shoe factory was polluting local waterways, and blamed villagers' trash for the state of the river.

Environmental crisis

More than three decades of rapid economic growth have sent China’s waterways into a severe environmental crisis, officials say, with a number of high-profile industrial accidents along major rivers in recent years.

Around one-fifth of China's waterways are so polluted that they are too toxic for humans to have contact with the water, while at least 40 percent of rivers are seriously polluted, water resources vice-minister Hu Siyi said last year.

The latest data from Beijing this month revealed that around 90 percent of groundwater in China is polluted, much of it severely, with activists blaming local governments for protecting polluting enterprises.

In a recent survey of water quality in 118 cities across China, 64 percent of cities had "severely polluted" groundwater, Xinhua news agency quoted experts from the ministry of water resources as saying.

Activists say local people suffer from increased rates of various diseases linked to such pollution, and the lack of clean water can affect farming communities' ability to make a living at all.

Because of close ties between business and local governments, China's comprehensive set of environmental protection legislation is rarely enforced at local level, according to environmental campaigners.

Reported by Wen Yuqing for RFA's Cantonese Service. Translated and written in English by Luisetta Mudie.
Snowflake

San Francisco, CA

#12 Feb 26, 2013
China has some of the most pristine and clean bodies of water in the world.
Fatboy

Bromma, Sweden

#13 Feb 26, 2013
Snowflake wrote:
China has some of the most pristine and clean bodies of water in the world.
LOL!!!
CCP are MASS-MURDERERS

Surrey, Canada

#14 Feb 26, 2013
Snowflake wrote:
China has some of the most pristine and clean bodies of water in the world.
China has some of the biggest liars in the world working for the CCP dictatorship.
Snowflake

San Francisco, CA

#15 Feb 26, 2013
I am not even Chinese by birth but a China admirer by heart, China invites me to tell the truth about China each year.
Snowflake

San Francisco, CA

#16 Feb 26, 2013
Pollution in China will soon be irrelevant and a no issue.
CCP makes China WEAK

Surrey, Canada

#18 Feb 27, 2013
Snowflake wrote:
Pollution in China will soon be irrelevant and a no issue.
Must be because pollution has gotten so bad all of the people will be dead or horribly deformed and the society will collapse entirely.

That is nothing to be proud of, loser.
CCP makes China WEAK

Surrey, Canada

#19 Feb 27, 2013
Snowflake wrote:
I am not even Chinese by birth but a China admirer by heart, China invites me to tell the truth about China each year.
Is THIS the truth you tell them of, or do you only spew comforting lies like the CCP "technocrats" did in the "Great Leap into Failure"?

http://totallycoolpix.com/2013/02/water-pollu ...
CCP bring SHAME to CHINA

Port Moody, Canada

#20 Feb 28, 2013
Snowflake wrote:
Pollution in China will soon be irrelevant and a no issue.
Yes, the obvious problem is a "non-issue" to the Chinese Communist Party dictatorship that does not care in the least how many of its Chinese slaves are poisoned.

Check this out:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldview...
CHINA does not need CCP

Surrey, Canada

#21 Mar 2, 2013
Hiding now, "snowfake"?

Going to place the problem in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party thugs, who will beat Chinese into accepting a life in filth, eh?

Always the same bandit tactics from the useless Chinese Communist Party, huh?
CCP are PATHETIC LOSERS

Surrey, Canada

#22 Mar 3, 2013
Snowflake wrote:
I am not even Chinese by birth but a China admirer by heart, China invites me to tell the truth about China each year.
REALLY!

Do you BEAT UP Chinese who complain about how absurd your lies are?

Or do the CCP have special thugs for that?
CCP are MASS-MURDERERS

Surrey, Canada

#23 Mar 4, 2013
Perhaps you are PAID EXTRA for beating the Chinese slaves of your all-powerful Communist Party hosts?

Do tell!

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