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China: 36 workers died as landslide hits Huadian Fuxin hydroelectric station in Fujian, company denies mistakes in choosing site location

 

 

"At least 31 construction workers were killed and 7 were missing after landslide caused by heavy rains hit a hydroelectric power station in Fujian…Some Chinese questioned whether officials had made mistakes in choosing the location for the power station. But Li Lixin, general manager of Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp. said...“We chose the location strictly in accordance with the relevant requirements,” Lixin said. “The disaster was caused by the continuous heavy rains.”…

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Author: 鄭明, 中新網

福建泰宁現場搶險救援指揮部披露,截至10日17時,福建泰宁泥石流災害搶險救援基本結束,災害共造成36人死亡…

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Author: 郑明, 中新网

福建泰宁现场抢险救援指挥部披露,截至10日17时,福建泰宁泥石流灾害抢险救援基本结束,灾害共造成36人死亡…

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8 May 2016

China landslide caused by heavy rains kills 31

Author: Yingzhi Yang & Nicole Liu, Los Angeles Times

At least 31 construction workers were killed and 7 were missing after landslide caused by heavy rains hit a hydroelectric power station in Fujian…Most of the workers were asleep…when the landslide began near the Chitan hydroelectric station, the New China News Agency reported. The area suffered heavy rains on Saturday and Sunday, totaling more than 7 1/2 inches in 24 hours, local officials said.

…Some Chinese questioned whether officials had made mistakes in choosing the location for the power station. But Li Lixin, general manager of Huadian Fuxin Energy Corp. said at a news conference that an accident had not occurred in 30 years. “We chose the location strictly in accordance with the relevant requirements,” Lixin said. “The disaster was caused by the continuous heavy rains.”…

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Author: 林斐然, 新京报

5月7日…泰宁普降暴雨到大暴雨…造成多处山洪暴发、山体滑坡。…泥石流 冲毁了池潭水电厂扩建工程施工单位…生活营地和池潭水电厂厂区办公大楼。

有媒体报道称事发的水电厂被埋处正好 是水库泄洪区域,那么生活营地和办公大楼的选址是否恰当?对此,中国华电集团福建分公司总经理李立新在新闻发布会上回应说,该办公楼始建于上世纪80年 代,30多年来从未出现过灾害…生活营地的选择也是经过施工方的严格考证,就在办公楼附近,搭建 过程也是严格按照相关规定,且周围山体较高,是安全的。他认为,“此次灾害的发生主要是因为连续的暴雨所致。”

…西部某大学一名常年研究山体滑坡灾害治理的学者认为,该地区如此前未发生过滑坡,就很难发现什么征兆,在不确定某个山体可能会有滑坡的迹象时,大范围很难监测。“这次滑坡肯定和当地地质构造有关系,暴雨也是其中的一个主要因素。”…

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Author: 林斐然, 新京報

5月7日…泰宁普降暴雨到大暴雨…造成多處山洪暴發、山體滑坡。 …泥石流沖毀了池潭水電廠擴建工程施工單位…生活營地和池潭水電廠廠區辦公大樓。

有媒體報導稱事發的水電廠被埋處正好是水庫洩洪區域,那么生活營地和辦公大樓的選址是否恰當?對此,中國華電集團福建分公司總經理李立新在新聞發布會上回應說,該辦公樓始建於上世紀80年代,30多年來從未出現過災害…生活營地的選擇也是經過施工方的嚴格考證,就在辦公樓附近,搭建過程也是嚴格按照相關規定,且周圍山體較高,是安全的。他認為,“此次災害的發生主要是因為連續的暴雨所致。”

…西部某大學一名常年研究山體滑坡災害治理的學者認為,該地區如此前未發生過滑坡,就很難發現什麼徵兆,在不確定某個山體可能會有滑坡的跡象時,大範圍很難監測。 “這次滑坡肯定和當地地質構造有關係,暴雨也是其中的一個主要因素。”…

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