Three Gorges Dam (Chángjiāng Sānxiá Dàbà 长江三峡大坝)

Stephen F. CUNHA

A view of the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest feat of engineering, which will supply China with much-needed hydroelectric power when fully operational in 2009.

The Three Gorges Dam project, the world’s largest engineering venture, will harness the mighty Yangzi (Chang) River and supply China much needed hydroelectric power. But the costs of the project—financial, environmental, political, and cultural—have many people questioning its true worth to China and the….

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