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China May Relocate 100,000 Residents From Three Gorges Vicinity

Posted April 18th, 2012 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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China says about 100,000 people living near the Three Gorges Dam may have to be relocated due to the threat of geological disasters near the massive project. Liu Yuan, an official with the Ministry of Land Resources, recently told China National Radio the number of landslides and riverbank collapses has increased 70 percent since the […]

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China’s Three Gorges Dam Operator Defends Project

Posted June 20th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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The operator of China’s Three Gorges Dam is defending the controversial mega-project, saying it benefits society and the Chinese economy. The Three Gorges Corporation, in a report on social responsibility, says the dam guards against flooding along the middle and lower Yangtze River, and say it helped alleviate a drought that ravaged much of southern […]

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