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China's Chance to Reinvent Itself Environmentally
July 11, 2013
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.
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