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[14 Mar 2013 | Topics: ]

To: Mr. Zhang Cheng, General Manager
China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd.
CC: Mr. Cao Guangjing, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Subject: Controversial side-effects of Sino-Russian hydropower trade:
Social and Environmental Impacts of Trans-Sibirskaya
and Nizhne-Angarskaya Hydropower Projects
Date: 14.03.2013
Dear Mr. Zhang,
Rivers without Boundaries is a coalition of NGOs dedicated to protecting transboundary rivers. Today, on the International Day of Action for Rivers and Against the Large Dams, we write to you to express our serious concern regarding China Yangtze Power Co.’s plans to develop hydro projects in the Eastern Siberia. We were informed …

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[25 Dec 2012 | Topics: ]

To: Oleg V. Deripaska
Chief Executive Officer
Dear Mr. Deripaska,
Following the issue of the Interim Report FY 2012 by UC Rusal, subsidiary of En+ Group, (Hong Kong Stock Exchange Code: 486) (further – the Company) in November 2012, the Rivers without Boundaries Coalition, a collaborative international network of organizations and experts dedicated to preserving river health in northeast Eurasia, considers it necessary to draw Your attention to the following issues.
If not implemented in a sustainable way, hydropower development projects are likely to trigger various risks not only for the …

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[11 Apr 2012 | Topics: ]

What does hydropower mean for the Russian environment? Galina Angarova of Pacific Environment talks about a joint venture between a Russian and Chinese company to build new dams for hydropower, and what changes this may bring for indigenous people and forests.

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[29 Jan 2012 | Topics: ]

Extremely informative hearings “China’s Global Quest for Resources” were held on January 26, 2012 in the US Senate. Leading American and Indian experts delivered their testimony on China’s role in mineral extraction, hydropower, water consumption, energy use, and fisheries, but the hearings somehow omitted forestry and agriculture. We will limit our review to water issues.
Dr. Elizabeth Economy from Council on US Foreign Relations and Dr. Brahma Chellaney , Professor of Strategic Studies, New Delhi University in their testimony draw apocalyptic picture of Chinese ability to use transboundary waters as a …