Wastewater

China Announces Toxic Water Ocean Dump After Criticizing Japan

The Chinese government is allowing toxic wastewater from a state-run power plant in northeastern China’s Liaoning province to flow into the Bohai Sea — a minor section of the Pacific Ocean’s Yellow Sea — despite recently criticizing Japan for its planned release of nuclear wastewater into the Pacific Ocean.

This photo taken on December 22, 2020 shows garbage trucks lining up in front of a waste incineration power plant in Shenyang, in northeastern China's Liaoning province. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Superbugs Could Pollute Pacific Ocean

The Environmental Protection Agency has found the lethal “superbug,” carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), in a sewage plant in Los Angeles that treats waste and releases it into the Pacific Ocean.

CRE Superbug (Reuters)