(People participate in a protest against a battery factory on a street of Songjiang district, on the outskirts of Shanghai on Saturday. Photo: Reuters)
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Shanghai yesterday to oppose plans for a lithium battery factory, highlighting growing social tension over pollution on the mainland.
Residents are concerned about potential waste water and gas emissions from the plant, which would be built by Hefei Guoxuan High-Tech Power Energy. (South China Morning Post)