Water warning: Many Chinese in danger

02/27/2008 | Financial Times (free content)

China's use of clean water supplies to power hydroelectric projects and for the Olympics is endangering millions of Chinese citizens by hastening the onset of an environmental crisis, one senior politician told the Financial Times. An Qiyuan is calling on Beijing to compensate Chinese provinces that have received instructions to divert their cleanest water supplies to the capital ahead of the Olympic Games.

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