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Beijing to develop water reclamation projects to reduce freshwater consumption

February 13, 2014
The Beijing Water Authority has set out a plan to start the construction of 16 new water reclamation plants over the course of this year.
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China's plan for synthetic gas plants may threaten water resources

November 4, 2013
China is preparing a move to create synthetic natural gas plants, which convert coal to gas. However, operating these plants requires huge amounts of water and this could put some areas of the country under serious water stress.
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Taiwanese companies plan to invest in petrochemical complex in China

October 16, 2013
The Petrochemical Industry Association of Taiwan announced Monday that a group of eight Taiwanese companies is planning to invest in the construction of a large petrochemical complex in China.
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US to allow processed chicken imports from China

September 4, 2013
The U.S. is planning to allow the sale of poultry meat processed in China, following a decision by the USDA.
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Novartis feels the heat as China opens another bribery probe

August 22, 2013
Chinese authorities are stepping up their crusade against widespread bribery in the pharmaceutical sector with a newly launched investigation.
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China set to become leader in packaged water consumption

August 20, 2013
China is set to become the world's biggest consumer of packaged water, dethroning the United States from the top by the end of the year.
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China puts uranium processing plant on hold after protests

July 18, 2013
The $6 billion complex was proposed by the state-run China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) and China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corporation (CGNPC) to be built close to the southern city of Jiangmen.
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China takes first steps into shale gas development

February 28, 2013
The vast natural resources of China are one reason why the country has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world. After focusing on utilizing coal deposits for decades, the country is now looking at ways to exploit its shale gas.
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Chemical plant explosion in China forces 20,000 to evacuate

February 26, 2013
An explosion and fire Monday morning at a chemical plant in southwestern China injured at least five workers and forced the evacuation of more than 20,000 people in the area.
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