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Saturday, March 25, 2006

China studies sites for 2 new Yangtze River dams

BEIJING — Chinese water authorities are studying prospects for two new dams along the Yangtze River to supply power to the nearby municipality of Chongqing, sources said Friday.

The Yangtze Water Resources Commission recently finished an inspection of the Zhuyangxi and Xiaonanhai river stretches above the record-sized Three Gorges Dam to see if they are suitable for hydropower plants, Chongqing media reported this week.

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