Green light for massive Yangtze dam

April 1992
New Scientist;4/4/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1815, p10
Reports that China's National People's Congress approved the world's largest hydroelectric project, the Three Gorges scheme on the Yangtze. Construction of dam likely to cost at least $20 billion, flood 600 kilometers, displace a million people;Opposition to dam was one rallying cry behind 1989 Tiananmen Square protest in Beijing; Dam will generate 18,000 megawatts of hydroelectricity; More.


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