(May 10, 2011) A $7 billion project to dam two wild rivers for electricity won environmental approval Monday from a Chilean government commission, despite a groundswell of opposition.
(August 5, 2009) Earthquake damaged many dams in Sichuan (where more than 90 per cent of China’s dams are located). Monsoon rains are becoming increasingly powerful. Emergency plans are lacking. This summer could bring dangers.