New York Times article:As China Roars, Pollution Reaches Deadly Extremes
“The main reason behind the continued deterioration of the environment is a mistaken view of what counts as political achievement,” said Pan Yue, the deputy minister of the State Environmental Protection Administration. “The crazy expansion of high-polluting, high-energy industries has spawned special interests. Protected by local governments, some businesses treat the natural resources that belong to all the people as their own private property.”
We should boycott the fucking 2008 Olympic for the sake of our athletes. If we go, they're going to all end up with cancer.