White Gold: Hydroelectric Power in Canada
During the past fifty years, Canadians have seen many of theirwhite-water rivers dammed or diverted to generate electricity primarilyfor industry and export. The rush to build dams increased utilitydebts, produced adverse consequences for the environment and localcommunities, and ultimately resulted in the layoff of 25,000employees. White Gold looks at what went wrong withhydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, withthe timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regionalinitiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.
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