China To Crackdown On Illegal Yangtze River Sand Dredging

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    by David Stanway (Reuters) – China has launched a crackdown on illegal sand mining (dredging for sand used in construction) operations on the Yangtze river, which have affected shipping routes.

    Excessive sand mining on the Yangtze, which provides water for a third of the Chinese population, is believed to be responsible for the abnormally low levels of water during the winter drought season in recent years.

    Sand mining in the river and its connecting lakes and tributaries has also affected shipping routes and made it harder for authorities to control summer floods.

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