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Indoor Air Pollution Responsible for 394,200 Deaths a Year in China

May 03, 2007
MAY 2007 - WHO releases first National Burden of Disease report on indoor air pollution

'Landmark' Regulation on Environmental Information Disclosure in China

Apr 30, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Premier Wen Jiaobao signs China's first information disclosure regulation

First Pearl River Air Quality Check Conducted by Civic Exchange

Apr 25, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Civic Exchange, led by February CEF speaker Christine Loh, publishes 2006 Air Quality Report

CEF's Coordinator Quoted on China's Growing Illegal Timber Exports

Apr 23, 2007
APRIL 2007 - CEF's Coordinator Jennifer Turner Quoted in VOA Story on China's Growing Illegal Timber Exports

New Environmental Health Project Fact Sheet

Apr 19, 2007
APRIL 2007 - "Highlights of Water Pollution Control Laws and Regulations in China," written by CEF's intern Yang Yang, is on the web

Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India

Apr 17, 2007
On April 13, 2007, Franklin Lavin, the U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, delivered an address at the conference "Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization in India," jointly sponsored by the Wilson Center and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce. Read the transcript of Under Secretary Lavin's remarks

USAID Regional Director for Asia Mission Visits CEHP Project Site in Chongqing

Apr 17, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Olivier Carduner, the newly appointed director of the USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia, traveled to Chongqing recently to visit Western Kentucky University's partnership with Southwest University of China to improve water resources in rural southwest China.

CEF Coordinator Interviewed by WKU Public Radio

Apr 09, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner discusses growing health and ecological degradation stemming from China's unchecked economic boom.

CEF Coordinator Speaks at Inaugural International Water Technology Conference in Fresno

Apr 09, 2007
APRIL 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turnerdiscusses China's water challenges in the opening panel of a three-day conference, April 2-4

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