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Villagers protest joint plans to dam Salween

BBC News Online
December 9, 1999

Article excerpt: … The government has promised to clean up the Yangtze, which supplies water to almost 200 cities along its banks. But experts speaking in China’s state media say that unless action is taken quickly, billions of tonnes of untreated industrial and agricultural waste and sewage are likely to kill what remains of the river’s plant and wildlife species within five years. … Read the full story [PDFver here].

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