An oil spill has been discovered on the Lanzhou section of the
Yellow River in the northwestern Chinese province of Gansu.
Oil bubbles were seen floating on the surface of the river
resulting in the environmental protection department of the
municipal government to investigate to find the source of the
Lanzhou, the provincial capital, is home to a one-kilometer
stretch of the Yellow River, where the drinking water for the two
million local residences comes from.
(CRI January 8, 2008)