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China's minister of environment is untested newbie

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Beijing has vowed to reverse the damage done to its skies, rivers and soil during China's three-decade dash for growth.

Beijing

A YEAR after "declaring war"on pollution, China has appointed an inexperienced outsider as its new environment minister tasked with breathing life into a massive clean-up campaign that even optimists say will take decades to complete.

Beijing has vowed to reverse the damage