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December 1, 1992 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vapor lights searing through the fog cast an eerie primrose haze over Gabcikovo's sprawl of concrete, machinery and mud. Idle high-voltage wires sag from giant steel lattices that look like skeletons in the mist. Dirt-encrusted police cars with steamy windows guard entrances to the site--a 20-mile-long eyesore built in defiance of man and nature. The scene at Gabcikovo, home of a massive and much-maligned waterworks, is more an international incident than a feat of engineering.
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December 1, 1992 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vapor lights searing through the fog cast an eerie primrose haze over Gabcikovo's sprawl of concrete, machinery and mud. Idle high-voltage wires sag from giant steel lattices that look like skeletons in the mist. Dirt-encrusted police cars with steamy windows guard entrances to the site--a 20-mile-long eyesore built in defiance of man and nature. The scene at Gabcikovo, home of a massive and much-maligned waterworks, is more an international incident than a feat of engineering.
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