Zijin Mine Contaminates Chinese River

12 July 2010 (Last Updated July 12th, 2010 18:30)

Waste leakage from a mine owned by Zijin Mining Group has contaminated a river in Fujian province, China. The leak at Zijinshan mine killed fish in a reservoir on the Tingjiang River, reports Xinhua news agency. In May the group said it had taken corrective action on its mines, in

Waste leakage from a mine owned by Zijin Mining Group has contaminated a river in Fujian province, China.

The leak at Zijinshan mine killed fish in a reservoir on the Tingjiang River, reports Xinhua news agency.

In May the group said it had taken corrective action on its mines, including Zijinshan, following criticism from environmental protection agencies.