11/3/2009

A new report warns that China's vast Three Gorges reservoir could trigger landslides as water levels rise this fall. Engineers began allowing water levels to rise last September, but critics say the water could erode fragile hillsides and revive old landslide fissures. "More slumping and landslides will happen in the next three years, and the higher the water level in the reservoir is, the greater the risks will be," according to a report in Caijing magazine.

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