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China plans to take on its polluted water with $65 billion investment in 4,800 projects

3 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
here is no timeframe for the water-improvement projects meant to address an array of problems related to chemical run-offs, waste, and the overuse of pesticides and fertilizers, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection. The announcement follows a 2015 survey that said two-thirds of China's underground water and one-third of its surface water shouldn't be touched by people.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.

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