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China: Three gorges update

An update on an old but ongoing environmental story from AB at Me Old China:

“As the construction of the Three Gorges Dam comes to an end, the battle for hearts and minds has intensified once again. Propagandists with the Three Gorges Project Corporation and the state government have been feeding the Xinhua news agency with tales of triumph this week in an attempt to counteract the doom-mongers in the foreign press, telling the world that the dam has not, defintely not, increased the risk of earthquakes and landslides in the region, has not led to an increased level of pollution, and will not put millions of people at risk downstream.”

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