Believe it or not, the Sierra Club of Canada waged an unsuccessful legal struggle to block the Quinshan NPP project by demanding that it be subjected to a Canadian environmental assessment (the Quinshan project consists of two CANDU-6 nuclear generators 125 kilometres southeast of Shanghai - each capable of churning out 728 megawatts of pollution-free power). Jaro ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ http://www.uic.com.au/wns0926.htm UIC Weekly Digest 26 September 2003 China coal mine carnage increases. The death toll in China's coal mines has increased 25% this year and includes serious accidents in the larger state-owned mines, formerly the safest. In the first eight months of 2003, 2452 coal mine accidents claimed 4150 lives, 70% of these being in small, unlicensed operations. Three quarters of China's electricity comes from coal, though much coal is also used domestically. China Daily 19/9/03.