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Tonle Sap communities urge rejection of controversial Laos hydropower dam

Local communities in the Tonle Sap Lake region have appealed to the Laos government to immediately put on hold plans to construct the Pak Beng hydropower dam. ...

Hul Reaksmey
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/tonle-sap-communities-urge-rejection-of-controversial-laos-hydropower-dam/3908069.html

Cambodia says Laos lacks documents on transboundary impacts of proposed Pak Beng dam

So Sophort, deputy secretary-general of the Cambodia National Mekong Committee, said Cambodia would attend the meeting of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) in Vientiane, which is part of a six month prior consultation process for the 921-megawatt dam. ...

Sun Narin
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-says-laos-lacks-documents-on-transboundary-impacts-of-proposed-pak-beng-dam/3836497.html

Laos Dismisses Concerns Over Hydropower Project

High-ranking Laos officials said on Wednesday that the proposed Pak Beng hydropower dam will not have a major impact on downstream communities, claiming that they would take time to study its potential impacts. ...

Sun Narin
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/laos-dismisses-concerns-over-hydropower-project/3735377.html

NGOs slam the new Mekong dam

Environmental organizations and civil society groups have expressed concern at plans to build another dam along the Mekong River in Laos and asked the Lao government to suspend the project due to the effects it will have on communities, water flow and fishery resources in ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35615/ngos-slam-the-new-mekong-dam/

Cambodia groups urge to reject new Laos dam at talks

t the forthcoming regional consultation forum on Laos’ Pak Beng hydropower dam in Luang Prabang, Cambodian environmental groups will urge relevant stakeholders, including the Cambodian government, to reject the 912-megawatt project, alarmed by the potential impacts on fisheries and sediment flow in the Mekong. ...

Sun Narin
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodia-groups-urge-to-reject-new-laos-dam-at-talks/3709493.html

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