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  • 27 Nov 2007- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE — Use of asbestos in water pipe has been banned in many places, but is still allowed in Pakistan. Now, a debate is underway in the country over whether or not government should switch to PVC (polyvinyl chloride) pipes. As of 2006, 40
  • 27 Nov 2007- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Pakistan, LAHORE — Use of asbestos in water pipe has been banned in many places, but is still allowed in Pakistan. Now, a debate is underway in the country over whether or not government should switch to PVC (polyvinyl chloride) pipes. As of 2006, 40
  • 5 Nov 2007- 19:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent China, WUXI —A $14 billion USD clean-up operation may succeed in removing the green clouds of algae that shimmer along Lake Tai's shoreline, but may do little to restore the trust of local residents in the water. Government officials in Jiangsu