posted on Jan, 10 2006 @ 03:47 PM
If you read the articles provided you will find more anwsers to your questions.
The 6 ton oil spill caused a 60-km diesel oil slick flowing down the Yellow River, and if you read the links provided in the post, and even the poster
paragraph, which is supposed to have the poster's input on what he/she thinks the news is all about, have no "politically motivated agendas" of any
Here, let me give you another link which states exactly what i stated in the original post.
New chemical spills threaten water supply for millions in China
BEIJING (AFP) - Two major new toxic spills in China have threatened water supplies for millions of residents, officials and state media have
said, as local governments took emergency measures.
In the eastern province of Shandong a 60 kilometer-long (37 mile) diesel oil slick flowing down the Yellow River, China's second longest river,
forced the province to stop pumping water from it, the Xinhua news agency said.
So far 63 pumping stations along the river in several cities and counties, including the capital Jinan, have been shut down, said Xinhua Sunday.
An official at the Jinan city Yellow River River Affairs Bureau told AFP the city of about six million people was now relying on water from
Now my first question is, what exactly in the original post is an exageration, or "sensationalism", and where did i mention anything remote to
Since I am sure that there is not one hint of "politically motivated exagerations" in my original post, I have to think that somehow
found out who the original poster is, me, and made your allegation based on that knowledge.
Maybe there is another explanation, but I don't see it. To me your apparent knowledge of who the original poster is, is the only logical explanation
that I can see for you making this allegation; otherwise can someone tell me where was there any exagerations or any "sensationalism" in my post,
and where is there any hint of politics in that post?.....
Who knows maybe the following excerpt is what made Wyrdeone think there was "sensationalism" or some political agenda in the post?...
The oil spill occurred Thursday at Gongyi city in neighboring Henan province when a frozen pipe broke, causing six tons of oil to spill into a
tributary of the Yellow River.
However, Xinhua did not report it until Sunday.
[edit on 10-1-2006 by Muaddib]