Blighted village raises fears about south-north water scheme – Kelly Haggart and Mu Lan

From Three Gorges Probe:

Hanriver2WebA cancer cluster that has been linked to in a village downstream of the Danjiangkou dam in Hubei province highlights the human misery caused by China’s poisoned rivers.

It also raises fears that the south-north water transfer project, which will divert river water from central China to major cities in the arid north, will worsen the pollution and related health risks in villages such as Zhaiwan.

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