Tag: Nujiang river

Foreign Ministry spokesperson’s press conference

(March 7, 2001) ‘I am not aware of any plan to build dams on the Nujiang River, nor the number of dams to be built,’ the foreign ministry spokesman tells the foreign press in Beijing.

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Flood of angry opposition to dam gets China’s attention

(July 20, 2000) Barely a month after the picturesque Nujiang river was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in July 2003, the Chinese government predictably revealed a plan to do what it has done at more than 20,000 locations across the country: Build a massive dam.