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Greenpeace warns of water shortages caused by new power plants on mainland

Greenpeace warns of water shortages caused by new power plants on mainland

Nearly 10 billion cubic metres of water - a quarter of the water that can be allocated for use from the Yellow River in a normal year - will be consumed by 16 new coal-fired power plants on the mainland by 2015, exacerbating water shortages in the arid northwest, a Greenpeace report said yesterda