The Ruihai International Logistics warehouse in Tianjin, where 700 tons of sodium cyanide was being stored, was within 1,640 feet of a highway and a large apartment complex.
At least 114 people were killed and 70 others are missing as a result of the Aug. 12 explosion at the warehouse.
There were 68,061 on-the-job deaths in China in 2014, or 186 a day, CNN.com reported, compared to 12 a day in the United States.
There are about 1.3 billion people in China, compared to nearly 319 million in the United States.
Q: Two articles in the Aug. 3 edition of the AJC — one by a college professor and one by a high school teacher — didn’t identify where the professor teaches. Where does she teach?
—Gerald Wade, Stockbridge
A: Monique Kluczykowski was an assistant professor of English at the University of North Georgia for 28 years until she recently retired, she told Q&A on the News in an email.
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