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China: Crude Oil Leak Contaminates Yan'an Reservoir

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China, YAN'AN

— A crude oil leak from a broken pipeline has contaminated the water supply reservoir in the northwest Chinese city of Yan'an, in Shaanxi province. As a result, residents are turning to the Yanhe and Xihe rivers and wells to meet their water leads, according to Yan'an Mayor Chen Qiang.

Most of the oil spill has been cleaned up, Chen said.