[This post will be updated throughout the day] Update: Coal mines, chemical plants and oil and gas wells have been ordered shut after the earthquake, according to Bloomberg: Companies in affected areas must evacuate workers and can’t resume output until conditions allow for safe operations, the Beijing-based State Administration of Work Safety said on its Web site today.
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UPDATE (May 13): The latest from AP: Bodies covered with sheets lined the streets Tuesday as rescue workers dug through schools and homes turned into rubble by China’s worst earthquake in three decades in a search for more victims. The official death toll rose to nearly 12,000, and thousands remained missing. But hope that many