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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 18 2018

China cuts smog but health damage already done: study

SHANGHAI While China has made progress cutting smog, the damage to the health of millions of people may already have been done, especially as the population ages, the head of a U.S.-based research organization said. | Video

Apr 18 2018

China cuts smog but health damage already done: study

SHANGHAI While China has made progress cutting smog, the damage to the health of millions of people may already have been done, especially as the population ages, the head of a U.S.-based research agency said. | Video

Apr 02 2018

China's Handan orders 25 percent steel production cut from April 1

BEIJING China's city of Handan has ordered steel mills to cut production by around 25 percent as part of new measures to curb pollution from April to mid-November, according to a statement on Friday.

Mar 20 2018

China electric car execs call for policy support, end to protectionism

SHANGHAI Delegates to China's annual meeting of parliament have urged the state to provide more policy clarity for the electric car industry and overhaul a local government subsidy program they say has distorted the market.

Mar 13 2018

China shake-up gives climate change responsibility to environment ministry

SHANGHAI China will hand over a slew of new responsibilities for river, marine and soil pollution as well as climate change to a beefed-up environment ministry, it said on Tuesday, part of its biggest shake-up in years.

Mar 13 2018

China shake-up gives climate change responsibility to environment ministry

SHANGHAI China will hand over a slew of new responsibilities for river, marine and soil pollution as well as climate change to a beefed-up environment ministry, it said on Tuesday, part of its biggest shake-up in years.

Jan 31 2018

China goes nuclear with latest state-brokered power deal

BEIJING China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC), China's No. 2 nuclear power producer, will take over the country's top nuclear power plant builder to create a company worth almost $100 billion, the latest state-orchestrated marriage in the nation's vast power sector.

Jan 24 2018

China trash town's cleanup bolstered by import ban

GUIYU, China The dizzying stench of burning plastic still drifts through the alleys, workshops and warehouses of Guiyu, the southern Chinese town that has long symbolized China's role as the main recycler of the world's waste. | Video

Jan 11 2018

So close yet so far: China deal elusive for France's Areva

SHANGHAI/PARIS A deal long sought by French company Areva to build a $12-billion nuclear waste reprocessing plant in China looks increasingly unlikely to go ahead despite a visit to Beijing by President Emmanuel Macron meant to drum up business.

Dec 10 2017

China looks to nuclear option to ease winter heating woes

SHANGHAI With its smog-prone north desperate to slash coal consumption, China is looking to deploy nuclear power to provide reliable winter heating, raising public safety concerns - though developers say the risks are minimal. | Video

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