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  • 18 Aug 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHONGQING, China A sulfur-processing plant has polluted a reservoir in Chongqing municipality that supplies water to more than 50,000 people in surrounding areas. Small traces of the chemical compound sodium ethyl xanthate, which is used in the mining
  • 25 May 2012- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC Friends of Nature (FON), a non-governmental environmental protection organization, and the Chongqing Green Volunteer Association’s public interest lawsuit, a first of its kind in China, began its court proceedings this week. The two NGOs
  • 27 Apr 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China As the massive and controversial Three Gorges Dam project nears completion in November, Chinese authorities have admitted that filling the reservoir has triggered a number of landslides and forced the relocation of 28,000 more people
  • 26 May 2008- 22:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China — China moved swiftly within days of its devastating earthquake to remove online reports that the May 12 quake could have been caused by the controversial Three Gorges Dam project. Two reports appeared on official news sites, including
  • 22 Oct 2007- 21:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China — In an escalation of the controversy surrounding the future of China's Three Gorges' Dam, the Chongqing local government announced this week it would move another 4 million people from the reservoir's environs over the
  • 8 Oct 2007- 20:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China- Environmental experts are continuing to express concern about the ecological effects of the Three Gorges Dam, as the huge weight of water behind the dam has started to erode the Yangtze River's bank in many places. This in turn has