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China propose world’s biggest dam in Tibet

May 24 (Guardian): Chinese hydropower lobbyists are calling for construction of the world’s biggest hydro-electric project on the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra river as part of a huge expansion of renewable power in the Himalayas.

Zhang Boting, the deputy general secretary of the China Society for Hydropower Engineering, said a massive dam on the great bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo – Brahmaputra – would benefit the world, despite the likely concerns of downstream nations, India and Bangladesh, which access water and power from the river.

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