China (Zhejiang) – Reduction of Lead Emissions from Smelters

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Key pollutant
Lead
Source
Smelting
Pathway
  • Airborne
  • Direct contact
Population affected
5,000
Children Under 6 Affected
30,000
DALYs averted
14,300
Industry
Lead smelting
Date started
December 2013
Funders
University of Zhejiang
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An assessment of ULAB sites is being conducted surrounding lead smelters in Zheijiang. Phase I and II of the project have been completed. Phase III is currently in progress. Pure Earth is providing technical advisory assistance.