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Perfect storm: China's blizzard exposes flaws in rail, coal policies

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's worst blizzard this winter exposed a flaw in Beijing's drive to create remote coal mining hubs as it tries to streamline heavy industries and clear the air in populated regions: a lack of railroads to get the fuel to market.
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