The first two of five planned large-scale Lao dams on the Mekong river are set to go online before the end of this year, amid controversy over their impact on the environment and people’s livelihoods.Read more
The government has made a strong commitment to address the concerns of environmentalists over the potential impacts of the Don Sahong Hydropower Project.
The Ministry of Energy and Mines on Friday held a workshop, when the developers of the 260MW power project explained what they will do to address the potential impacts of Laos’ second dam on the Mekong.
Environmentalists from the Mekong River Commission (MRC) and various NGOs in Laos and neighbouring countries were present at the event. The workshop provided project developers with the opportunity to receive comments from environmentalists as part of efforts to ….