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  • 6 Nov 2013- 10:04 by Local Press Report SHENZHEN Epoch Times Thousands of fish have died in a lake in Guangdong Province since late October, probably due to pollution from sewage and industrial wastewater. The die-off took place in Minghu City Park in the city of Shenzhen. A reporter with the
  • Chinese experts recently completed two dams and one diversion channel in Sichuan province-- near where the massive 2008 Wenchuan earthquake crumbled mountain tops along the Longmen fault line-- in an effort to reduce the possibility of future landslides.
  • Victims of last week’s 7.0-magnitude in Ya’an, in China’s Sichuan province, are facing outbreaks of diarrhea, with health personnel making water disinfection and monitoring a top priority.
  • A large earthquake, measured by China's earthquake administration at magnitude 7.0 and by the U.S. Geological Survey at 6.6, hit Sichuan Province this weekend killing at least 186 people and injuring more than 8,000, according to Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua.