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‘No impact’ on fish from major hydropower projects, PM claims

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday claimed that there had been no downstream impact on fish stocks as a result of the construction of the Don Sahong hydropower dam in Laos. ...

Sun Narin
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/no-impact-on-fish-from-major-hydropower-projects-pm-claims/4045015.html

New body to address Sesan dam concerns

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has created a committee to resolve compensation and resettlement issues for 1,000 families displaced by the controversial Lower Sesan II hydropower dam in Stung Treng province. ...

Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-body-address-sesan-dam-concerns

New Sesan, new study: NGO

Rights advocates have called for construction of the Lower Sesan II hydropower dam in Cambodia’s Stung Treng province to be halted until new environmental and social impact assessments can be carried following changes allegedly made to the project’s plans. ...

Daniel Pye
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/new-sesan-new-study-ngo

Villagers in the dark over dam relocation

Communities living close to the Lower Sesan II dam site in Stung Treng province have called on the government to publicly disclose what compensation they will receive. Logging continues as the area is cleared ahead of construction, but those who will be forced to leave their ...

Chhay Channyda
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/villagers-dark-over-dam-relocation

Climate vulnerability in focus

The Royal Government needs to address the environmental impacts not only from climate change but from man-made, water-based infrastructure such as dams before another natural disaster like the recent flooding claims hundreds of lives, community representatives said yesterday. At the first NGO Forum conference on climate ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011120253107/National-news/climate-vulnerability-in-focus.html

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