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Local officials halt plans for nuclear waste plant after days of protests by residents of eastern Chinese city

3 months ago
Sky Canaves
he government of Lianyungang in Jiangsu Province announced that it was suspending preliminary work on site selection for a proposed facility that would reprocess spent fuel from nuclear plants.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.