Lack of data stalls Mekong dam

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The Bangkok Post

Lack of data stalls Mekong dam Thailand concerned over impact of Lao hydropower project Thailand has yet to start a stage of Procedures for Notification, Prior Consultation and Agreements (PNPCA) for Lao’s newest run-of-river Sanakham Dam due to insufficient information from the Chinese project developer, the Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR) has revealed. ONWR’s secretary-general Surasri Kidtimonton said Thailand has said that the project needs to supply sufficient and updated information so as to best evaluate its impact on nearby communities and on the water system’s ecology bef…

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