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China Touts Mining Overhaul in Restive Inner Mongolia

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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China says authorities have begun an overhaul of the coal mining industry in its vast Inner Mongolia region, in the wake of protests against environmental damage from coal mining, and the hit-and-run death of a local shepherd by a coal truck driver. The official Xinhua news agency described the reforms, announced Wednesday, as a one-month […]

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