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An Indian inter-state committee

An Indian inter-state committee was expected to approve raising the Sarder Sarovar dam on the Narmada river from 95m to 100m, as NCEI went to press. The dam is being built for irrigation and could eventually be raised to 136.5m. Height increases are being fought by civil rights and environmental protesters, who claim that thousands of people will be at risk of flooding during India's monsoons.

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