January 9, 2014
China's Water Crisis Worsens
Gordon Chang, World Affairs Journal
The Associated Press
On Friday, the National Development and Reform Commission announced that China will, by the end of 2015, put in place a three-tier pricing structure for water. Heavy users will pay more under the new system, which will cover all cities but not all towns. The Wall Street Journal called it “the first stab at actual resource-sector reform” after November’s Third Plenum.
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