China Warns of "Urgent Problems" Facing Three Gorges Dam

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The Guardian reports that China is admitting the Three Gorges dam project is not all it is cracked up to be. "In a statement approved by prime minister Wen Jiabao, the state council said the dam had pressing geological, human and ecological problems. The report also acknowledged for the first time the negative impact the dam has had on downstream river transport and water supplies."

There is rather a long list of environmental concerns due to this dam. The full report is on the Guardian. Follow Jaymi on Twitter for more stories like this
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