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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top pollution watchdog will demand officials report spills within an hour of their outbreak in an effort to deter cover-ups, the official People's Daily said on Tuesday.
By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Dozens of Chinese chemical plants pose safety hazards, China's environment chief said on Tuesday, just months after an explosion at one such plant poisoned a river that was a source of drinking water for millions.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A chemical spill that poisoned drinking water for millions of Chinese has reached a major city in Russia's far east, a news agency said on Thursday, but the concentration of pollutants was no longer considered dangerous.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A toxic slick flowing along a Chinese river has reached the border with Russia, even as Chinese plaintiffs say that local courts are dragging their feet in hearing a case against the company that caused the spill, media said.
By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire swept through a hospital in northeast China killing at least 39 patients and forcing many to jump from windows or climb down knotted bedsheets to escape, state media said on Friday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire at the largest hospital in the northeastern Chinese city of Liaoyuan killed 33 people on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire gutted the largest hospital in the northeastern Chinese city of Liaoyuan on Thursday killing at least 10 people, the official Xinhua news agency said.
By Ben Blanchard and Vivi Lin BEIJING (Reuters) - A vice mayor in charge of evacuating a Chinese city after a chemical plant exploded has been found dead at home, a city official said on Wednesday, as a toxic river flow resulting from the accident continued to spread.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will come down hard on those responsible for a blast at a chemical plant in northeastern China which poisoned water supplies for millions of people and raised alarm bells in Russia, state media said on Wednesday.
By Brian Rhoads BEIJING (Reuters) - China's environment chief resigned on Friday following a two-week crisis over a toxic spill that polluted a northeast China river, forced the shutdown of tapwater supplies to millions of Chinese and raised alarm bells in Russia.
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