News

Laos dam impact assessment ‘plagiarized’

Parts of an environmental impact assessment for the controversial Pak Lay dam in Laos was copied word for word from an assessment of the equally contentious Pak Beng dam, an advocacy group has claimed. A statement from Save the Mekong, released last week during a meeting ...

Hul Reaksmey
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/laos-dam-impact-assessment-plagiarized/4588398.html

Sand facility allowed to operate

A Koh Kong environmental official yesterday said a company with a sand-washing facility in an area where the Ministry of Mines and Energy last month banned sand dredging would be allowed to keep and operate its facility. ...

Phak Seangly and Yesenia Amaro
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sand-facility-allowed-operate

Pheapimex ties ‘cause for concern’

Alex Corporation, the firm behind a proposal for an ambitious Mondulkiri mining project, appears to be ultimately owned by ruling party Senator Lao Meng Khin and his wife, Choeung Sopheap, the Post has discovered, a scenario rights groups say should give cause for concern.​ ...

Jack Davies
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pheapimex-ties-cause-concern

Villagers wary of M’kiri mine project

An environmental impact assessment released on Friday for a $245 million mining project slated to begin operations in Mondolkiri province next year has raised concerns about its potential effects on the environment and local communities. The project, proposed by the Chinese-owned Alex Corporation, would see a ...

Phak Seangly and Jack Davies
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-wary-mkiri-mine-project

Scepticism clouds massive coastal development plan

A representative of the company behind a massive $23.2 billion development in Kampot province – which envisions creating two islands off the coast – insisted yesterday that the company was not engaged in any activities that would raise a conflict of interest and that it ...

Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/scepticism-clouds-massive-coastal-development-plan

New EIA rules for mining

The Ministry of Mines and Energy signed joint prakas with the Ministry of Environment to simplifying the environmental impact assessment (EIA) requirements for artisanal and small-scale mining practices.   ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-eia-rules-mining

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

RDGLH
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!