China Water Contamination Affects 2.4m After Oil Leak

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In the Chinese city of Lanzhou, crews worked quickly to restore safe tap water to three out of the four affected districts.

Tests show their water no longer has high levels of the toxin “benzene.” At its peak, the contamination affected 2.4 million people.

CCTV’s Hu Chao joins us from Lanzhou.

China Water Contamination Affects 2.4m After Oil Leak

China Water Contamination Affects 2.4m After Oil Leak

In the Chinese city of Lanzhou, crews worked quickly to restore safe tap water to three out of the four affected districts. Tests show their water no longer has high levels of the toxin "benzene." At its peak, the contamination affected 2.4 million people. CCTV's Hu Chao joins us from Lanzhou.