CONS TO HYDRO POWER - o Drying of riverbed o Changes in amt...

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CONS TO HYDRO POWER Interferes w/ wildlife o Fish get caught in turbines o Fish can’t get to spawning grounds o Very dangerous o Dam failures o Terrorism Limited service life o Get clogged with silt Three Gorges might only last for 70 years Environmental Impacts o
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Unformatted text preview: o Drying of riverbed o Changes in amt of dissolved oxygen o Changes in downstream temp o Greenhouse Gas emissions Anaerobic decay of plant material in reservoir releases methane & CO2 Human Impacts o 40-80 Million people worldwide have been displaced by dam construction Energy production is affected by river flow/water shortage...
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