Outrage Over Another Laos Dam

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — The start-up of an expanded hydropower dam on the Nam Ngouang River in central Laos is set to impact the lives of thousands, an international environmental group said.

“The Theun-Hinboun Expansion Project has displaced over 7,500 people and will affect the livelihoods of tens of thousands more people living downstream,” said Tania Lee, Lao program coordinator for the International Rivers activist group.

Read more in The Nation.


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