Three Gorges Dam NPR's Mary Kay Magistad on China's mammoth Three Gorges Dam project to be completed in 2010. At a cost of up to 70-billion dollars, the dam will be the powerful hydroelectric plant in the world. The social and environmental costs of the dam have long been criticised and with other infrastructure projects failing in China, safety has become a become the number one concern.
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Three Gorges Dam

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Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam

Three Gorges Dam

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NPR's Mary Kay Magistad on China's mammoth Three Gorges Dam project to be completed in 2010. At a cost of up to 70-billion dollars, the dam will be the powerful hydroelectric plant in the world. The social and environmental costs of the dam have long been criticised and with other infrastructure projects failing in China, safety has become a become the number one concern.