China is to build a large wetland eco-park in an industrial zone to mitigate flooding & pollution:

Zhenhai District, the primary chemical industrial zone in Ningbo City and Zhejiang Province, has proposed to build a two-square-kilometer wetland Eco-Park. Among its 246 square kilometers of land in the Zhenhai District, 56.22 square kilometers are industrial. Dust coming from burning coal is the major environmental issue that the local residents complain about. In recent years, the Zhenhai District has invested ¥260 million into building five forest protection belts that separate the industrial zone from the residential zone. The 200-meter wide belts have a total area of 9.62 square kilometers with 1.5 million trees. Currently, Zhenhai District has a per capita green space coverage of 12.73 square meters, and the forest coverage rate has reached 27.7%. To further enhance the natural environment of the district, Zhenhai proposed to build a wetland Eco-Park, which will puri...

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