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Another megalomaniac insanity has been finished.

Of course, both for purposes of electricity generation and flood defense, a dozen or more smaller dams on tributaries would have been more sensible. With the amount of silt carried by the Yangtze, this monstrosity will get into trouble in a few decades.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sun May 21st, 2006 at 04:11:55 AM EST
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You're more positive than I am. I was going for one decade. It's highly dependable on land use these days - and what I've been hearing is not so good.

And never mind the unknown effects of coastal erosion because of the loss of silt influx...

by Nomad on Sun May 21st, 2006 at 04:22:04 AM EST
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