21 February 2008

Unanticipated Consequences

Is the current chronic pollution of the Yangtze River (揚子江 or 長江="Long River") in the People's Republic of China an unanticipated consequence of building the humongous Three Gorges Dam?

Has the dam slowed the currents of the long river and made it much more difficult for natural processes to cleanse the river?

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