CHINA’S BOOMING HYDROPOWER SECTOR IS CAUSING SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS

BY MARK GODFREY

THE BUREAUCRATS and engineers who run China's booming hydropower sector will be in listening mode in April when the world descends on Beijing for the second International Conference on Hydropower Technology & Equipment. The theme of this year's government-sponsored gathering - 'Sustainable China Hydropower Industry' - reflects worries about the environmental impact of recent massive hydropower projects in China.

Presentations by visiting hydropower operators and equipment makers will explore new developments in design ...


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