A Chinese project bigger than Three Gorges!

The Chinese governement is planning a project called the South-North Water Diversion Project. It would divert at least six trillion gallons of water each year hundreds of miles from the Yangtze, to the north China plain. Its $62 billion price tag is twice that of the Three Gorges Dam. The scheme is mired in concerns about its cost, its environmental impact and the sacrifices poor people in the provinces are told to make for those in richer cities. Here’s the article in New York Times.

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