Water is released at the Pubugou Dam on the Dadu river, in China’s Sichuan province. Pictures: Reuters/Damir Sagolj

Dam nation: China crackdown spares big state hydropower projects

As authorities clamp down on small-scale dams and turbines, critics blame large projects for devastating the ecology, making remaining fish stocks on one river “fit only for dogs”

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Water is released at the Pubugou Dam on the Dadu river, in China’s Sichuan province. Pictures: Reuters/Damir Sagolj
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