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Pollution Slows China's Canal Project

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Science  28 Sep 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5846, pp. 1846
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5846.1846b

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The first phase of a massive project to replumb some of China's mightiest waterways has fallen far behind schedule because local authorities don't want to pay for the privilege of drinking polluted water.