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Incorrect, China is the largest polluter with the USA a VERY close second.
Mongolia is the most polluted place on earth.
Funny how places like the USA and Europe get up on China's back about stuff they did in the past (recent past) same with Iran etc.
China's rare earths refineries, which secured their monopoly by turning out metals at extremely low prices for more than a decade, have poisoned rivers with acid and piled up radioactive waste - an environmental cost that aroused little controversy in developed, consuming nations when metal prices were low.
The report said farmers, particularly in northern China, used 40 percent more fertilizers than crops needed, resulting in about 10 million tons of fertilizer every year being discharged into water, polluting China's rivers and lakes.
Shandong Keyuan Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. and Tengfei Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. were found to have dumped tonnes of sewage at several villages in the township of Tushan, once renowned for its ecological environment.