By Marty Salo
Supposedly, it's a yearly occurance.Â Dust from the Gobi Desert in Inner Mongolia (?) blows across China and into the Pacific Ocean.Â Now it supposedly picks up much of the air pollutants in the cities of China and is causing problems in Seoul, South Korea.
The link is to a video of aerial shots of Seoul, it's got Metalica going in the background, probably not paying the licensing fees for using the music, but that's okay.Â The images of the people with masks to allow for blocking the particulate pollutants must be tough.Â
What is the true levels of toxicity in the dust that is over Seoul?Â Who knows?Â I suppose that is a price of industrialization.
Does anyone remember the discharge of some industrial chemicals into the river water of some northern China city not too long ago? Â
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