The government calls for industrial cuts.
Experts question official coal data.
A pipeline through Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has been postponed "indefinitely."
A crackdown on "crocodiles" signals a regulatory shift.
Local violators resist environmental controls.
Much of the secretive nation's early history has been airbrushed to serve the regime's current propaganda and control needs.
Reserves are now sagging below strategic levels in support of the yuan.