06/10/07, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China-Algae on Tai lake caused serious environmental problems in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China. The local government blamed many factories near by including chemical factories and closed down 273 local chemical factories. Shen Jinrong, 57, cooked her lunch as the local fish caught from the lake, called Lian Yu, is being dried. Local fishermen believe the fishes on the deep bottom of the lake are safe to eat. They also cook with the water and drink the water they got from the inner lake.
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