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State Council demands oil spill probe

By Wang Qian and Li jing | China Daily | Updated: 2011-09-08 08:08

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BEIJING - The State Council called on Wednesday for a thorough investigation into a huge spill at a Bohai Bay oilfield run by US giant ConocoPhillips.

The State Council also called for a limit on the construction of industrial plants along the bay to protect the area's environment following massive pollution from the spill that began in early June.

State Council demands oil spill probe

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