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Small Victory for Lead Poisoning Victims in China

Expand Test reports of lead levels of families in Kanghua New Village are shown Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 in Shanghai, China. Families living in one of Shanghai's many industrial suburbs say their children are suffering from lead poisoning from nearby factories and recycling facilities. The source of the lead contamination was not immediately clear, but the village is located just north of the factory zone, amid corn and vegetable fields and older rural housing, and beside chemical, battery and electronics equipment factories.  (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) Four years after suing a local chemical…

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