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Smog may be easing, but in parts of China water quality worsens

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nlike smog, which disappears into thin air once addressed at its root, water pollution lingers, making the fact that “nearly two-thirds of underground water and a third of surface water was unsuitable for human contact” last year a major issue.
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Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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