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China Faces Water Crisis

China Faces Water Crisis

BEIJING, China, January 15, 2009 (ENS) – Eight water conservation and control projects along China’s longest river, the Yangtze, will be underway by 2011 to improve water use and protect the environment, a water conservation official said Tuesday. Cai Qihua, director of the Yangtze Water Resources Commission, announced the projects during the commission’s annual work…

Pennsylvania Governor Budgets $100 Million for Flood Control

Pennsylvania Governor Budgets $100 Million for Flood Control

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, February 7, 2008 (ENS) – Declaring that Pennsylvania must act boldly to fix its huge number of structurally deficient bridges, high-hazard dams and outdated aviation and rail freight facilities, Governor Edward Rendell this week urged the General Assembly today to approve his rebuilding Pennsylvania proposal. The governor’s $28 billion budget proposals includes $100…