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Matt Sheehan

China's Rumor Police Quashed Early Concerns Of Contaminated Water

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sheehan | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

Officials from the western Chinese city of Lanzhou revealed on Saturday that leaks from a state-run oil company’s pipes were behind a massive carcin...

China To 'Declare War' On Pollution

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green

BEIJING, March 5 (Reuters) - China will "declare war" on pollution, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday at the start of the annual meeting of parli...

Chinese Woman Sets Room Ablaze, Killing 3 Officials

AP | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A disgruntled former employee of a state-owned water supplier in central China barged into a meeting of company officials, poured gasoline ...

China's Water Woes Revisited: The State of Play in 2011

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 08.14.2011 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

In my conversations with Ken Pomeranz, one of the world's leading specialists in Chinese history, I have learned a lot about how complex a role issues relating to water have played in China's past and continue to play in China's present.

China's New 'Political Weapon'?

AP | By DENIS D. GRAY | Posted 06.16.2011 | Green

BAHIR JONAI, India -- The wall of water raced through narrow Himalayan gorges in northeast India, gathering speed as it raked the banks of towering tr...

China's New Energy Goals

AP | Posted 05.28.2011 | Green

BEIJING -- China has issued new targets to curb carbon output and improve efficiency in using energy and water, state media reported Monday. A govern...

China's Water Woes: Past, Present, and Future

Kenneth Pomeranz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kenneth Pomeranz

Water has always been a problem in China, and effective control of it has been associated with both personal heroism and legitimate sovereignty for as far back as our records go.