Category: Dams and Landslides

Read what experts are saying about China’s May 12 earthquake

(June 30, 2008) This Chinese geological expert had raised the possibility of a dangerous earthquake in the area in 2007.

China fights quake lakes

(May 29, 2008) About 160,000 people are being relocated and the government may have to evacuate as many as 1.3 million after landslides caused by the May 12 quake blocked rivers, creating 35 lakes, reported Bloomberg. Some of them are threatening to burst their banks.