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Lao Hydropower Developer Terminates Agreement with IRN

International Rivers Network Response to Theun-Hinboun Power Company Decision An unusual cooperation agreement between US-based river protection organization International Rivers...
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Earthquakes Triggered by Africa's Katse Dam Force Families to Abandon Damaged Village

Earthquakes caused by the filling of a huge reservoir in the southern African country of Lesotho have terrified local people...
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ADB's Dam-Building Record "Seriously Deficient"

A report released today by International Rivers documents the Asian Development Bank’s dam-building activities in the Mekong watershed. The report,...
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Striking Lesotho Dam Workers Killed by Police - NGOs Urge World Bank to Take Action

Five workers were shot dead and some 30 injured when police evicted striking workers from a Lesotho Highlands Water Project...
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Consultant Reveals Financial Risks of Lao Dam: Nam Theun 2 Could Prove Liability for Lao Government

The Nam Theun 2 Dam in Laos is likely to cost significantly more and yield significantly lower revenues than claimed...