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China Shuts Solar Panel Factory After Anti-Pollution Protests

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Chinese authorities have temporarily suspended production at the Zhejiang JinkoSolar Company factory that makes solar panels in eastern China following protests by local residents who blame the plant for fouling the local air and water with pollution, a government Web site reported on Monday. Since last Thursday, the Zhejiang JinkoSolar Company factory has drawn hundreds …

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Wisconsin River Levee Breach Forces Residents to Flee

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Wisconsin River Levee Breach forces residents of the City of Portage to flee after a 120 year old levee started failing after heavy rainfall last week of up to 10 to 12 inches in some areas, raised the river levels over the flood stage. The breach also may have stranded some residents in the Blackhawk …

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