Tag: safety fears

German firm to help map landslide threat at Three Gorges Dam

(June 22, 2012) The threat of geological disaster in the Three Gorges Dam reservoir area has prompted authorities to call on outside experts for help.

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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.