River turns red in China

Telegraph: State broadcaster CCTV said that the environmental protection bureau in Chongqing had ruled out the possibilities of industrial and sewage pollution causing the river to turn red. "It's not a problem," one boatman said in Chongqing. "The water [colour] is within the normal range. For us boatmen, [the colour] just means the river is washing its water. "[But] the colour this year is redder and darker," he added. Investigations are still underway but authorities said silt deposits brought in by floods......

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