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A new threat to safety along the Yangtze River

The Jinsha River flows through Qinghai, Sichuan and Yunnan provinces in southwest China. [File photo]

(May 11, 2012) Chinese hydropower magnates plan to build 25 new dam reservoirs on the Yangtze’s upper reaches despite warnings of seismic risks from dam-building overload in the area, and in spite of recent evacuation efforts due to the threat of geological disaster at Three Gorges.