China finally admits massive dam problems
May 23 (Irish Times): China has finally conceded that there are massive problems with the colossal Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydroelectric project.
The ruling state council has issued a statement acknowledging serious flaws in the dam across the Yangtze River, as the rate of water release was increased to ease a severe drought devastating downstream rice-growing areas. Environmentalists have been highlighting the problems for years.
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