Villagers scavenge low-grade coal from the tailings at a massive coal mine near You Fang Liang, in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Photo: EPA

Ningxia's coal and farm projects pose critical threat to water supplies

Ningxia has grand plans to exploit its huge coal reserves and make its farmland bloom. The problem is, there simply isn't enough water

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Villagers scavenge low-grade coal from the tailings at a massive coal mine near You Fang Liang, in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Photo: EPA
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