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Chemical accidents have killed 199 people in China in the first 8 months of the year, Greenpeace reports

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
here were 232 total accidents from January to August 2016, or nearly one per day, most involving highly toxic substances.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.