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China's Chance to Reinvent Itself Environmentally


July 11, 2013

Smog outside a Chinese town Today, as China wrestles with pollution that is leaving its citizens gasping for clean air, worried about water quality and concerned for the safety of the food grown there, scientists, including a Michigan State University (MSU) sustainability expert, offer guidelines for revising China's 34-year-old Environmental Protection Law to protect both humans and nature. Full Story

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