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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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  • Chinese Water Canal Project

    The Chinese South-to-North Water Diversion Project is a landscape-altering megaproject to bring water from the Yangtze River, the fourth largest river in the world, to the aid of the country’s arid north. The project has long been surrounded by debates over its social, economic, and environmental consequences. In the News of the Week story “Pollution slows China’s canal project” (28 September 2007, p. 1846), H. Xin reported tha...

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