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50ft tsunami of foam sweeps through village after chemical spill

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John Detrixhe
UK Daily Mail [1]
Sept 30, 2012

This wall of foam sparked widespread panic among locals as it rushed along a river in southern China.

The mass of soapy suds blanketed the water in Xintang, in China’s Guangdong province, leading to evacuations along the banks of the river.

But officials have now said the only threat posed by the foam – thought to have been caused by chemicals washed into the river – was the possibility of ‘one or two dead fish’ lurking in the bubbles.

The bizarre scene is thought to have been caused after heavy rainfall washed a non-toxic chemical deodorant from a household rubbish tip into the river.

The bubbles were created when the chemical was swept over a waterfall, officials said.

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[1] UK Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2210413/Bubble-trouble-50ft-tsunami-foam-sweeps-village-following-chemical-spill.html

[2] ‘Toxic stew’ of chemicals causing male fish to carry eggs in testes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/toxic-stew-of-chemicals-causing-male-fish-to-carry-eggs-in-testes.html

[3] New BP Data Show 20% of Gulf Spill Responders Exposed to Chemical That Sickened Valdez Workers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-bp-data-show-20-of-gulf-spill-responders-exposed-to-chemical-that-sickened-valdez-workers.html

[4] Cocktail of Pharmaceuticals Found in the Fish Caught Near Major U.S. Cities: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cocktail-of-pharmaceuticals-found-in-the-fish-caught-near-major-us-cities.html

[5] Syria: Assad officials say ‘we don’t need to use chemical weapons’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-assad-officials-say-we-dont-need-to-use-chemical-weapons.html

[6] Chemical war of words: Syrian govt, rebels trade accusations: http://www.prisonplanet.com/chemical-war-of-words-syrian-govt-rebels-trade-accusations.html

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