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Thirsty Coal 2: Shenhua’s Water Grab

An Investigation into the Over-extraction of Groundwater and Illegal Discharge of Wastewater by Shenhua Group’s Ordos Coal-to-Liquid Demonstration Project

Thirsty Coal 2: Shenhua’s Water Grab

This investigation report is a follow-up to the 2012 Greenpeace and the China Academy of Sciences joint study: “Thirsty Coal: A Water Crisis Exacerbated By China’s New Mega Coal Bases.” In this report, we focus on the most controversial part of China’s coal strategy: the proposed scaling up of the...