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Sikkim floods: Glacial lake that sent deadly waters was identified as dangerous in 2019

Hundreds of rescuers dug through slushy debris and fast-flowing, icy water Friday in a search for survivors after a glacial lake burst through a dam in India’s Himalayan northeast, a disaster that many had warned was possible for years.
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Site C dam builder fined $1.1M for contamination in Peace River

In the river home to at-risk species, more than three million litres of wastewater contained aluminum in concentrations ‘lethal’ for fish.

BC Hydro’s Site C lawsuit
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BC Hydro’s Site C lawsuit targets farmers, First Nations

The suit brought against peaceful opponents of the most expensive hydro dam in Canadian history has the hallmarks of a strategic lawsuit meant to silence and intimidate critics, according to experts.

BC Hydro, Site C contractor charged over discharge into Peace River

BC Hydro, Site C contractor charged over discharge into Peace River

Four million litres of potentially contaminated water was discharged into the fish-bearing river. The incident was not reported ‘in a timely manner,’ according to BC Hydro’s latest Site C dam report.

China-funded dam could disrupt Argentine glaciers
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China-funded dam could disrupt key Argentine glaciers and biodiversity

Two dams are being built on the 380-kilometer (236-mile) Santa Cruz River in Argentina’s Patagonia, threatening glacier movements and endemic wildlife that rely on the surrounding wetlands.

Snake River dams removal
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Support Simpson plan to remove Snake River dams, save salmon

A $33 billion proposal from U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson is the right plan at the right time — before it’s too late, writes the editorial board.
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Glacier bursts in India, leaving more than 100 missing in floods
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Glacier bursts in India, leaving more than 100 missing in floods

Rescue efforts were underway in the northern state of Uttarakhand, where officials said a hydroelectric dam project had been largely swept away.
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