2010 Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, Honorable mention

Ou Zhihang

23 November, 2009

The photographer does pushups at a place of topical significance. The Moment: The Case of the Trash Incinerator in Guangzhou, Guangdong. In late September, residents of Panyu district in the city of Guangzhou began protesting against the planned construction of a trash-burning power station in their district. They were concerned with health issues and the effect on property value. Officials insisted the incinerator would not pose a health threat.

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Ou Zhihang

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