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2013-07-09 11:39:47

A high level of air pollution, in the form of particulates produced by burning coal, significantly shortens the lives of people exposed to it.

2008-07-26 12:00:35

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "New Flood Peak Appears on Huaihe River"] HEFEI, July 26 (Xinhua) - Nearly 3,000 people in east China's Anhui Province have been patrolling the embankments on the upper middle reaches of Huaihe River while a new flood peak was passing by early on Saturday.

2006-05-30 12:12:36

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's longest river is "cancerous" with pollution and rapidly dying, threatening drinking water supplies in 186 cities along its banks, state media said on Tuesday.

2006-05-30 00:25:00

China's longest river is "cancerous" with pollution and rapidly dying, threatening drinking water supplies in 186 cities along its banks, state media said on Tuesday.

2006-01-03 23:51:52

BEIJING (Reuters) - The first lawsuit seeking compensation for pollution of China's second longest river has been successful, a state newspaper said on Wednesday, as Beijing faces a growing water crisis.

2005-09-19 23:50:00

The residents of Huangmenying village are poor, even by Chinese standards, but more and more are opting to splash out for bottled water rather than drink from local wells. Well water, they say, gives you cancer.


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