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Study says China-backed
dam would destroy Mekong

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 5/17/2018 4:46:31 AM

A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River´s biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway. The three-year study, posted on the website of the U.S.-based organization that Cambodia´s government commissioned it from, says the Sambor dam will "generate large power benefits to Cambodia, but at the probable cost of the destruction of the Mekong fishery, and the certain enmity of Vietnam." It says the dam designed by China Southern Power Grid Co. with a 620-square-kilometer

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This reads like the old time western movie we´d see as a kid where the big, powerful rancher was trying to build a dam on his property, but hurt the others down in the valley. Except, this is real, and effects the direct food system of another country (Vietnam). Will the UN stop this, or is someone offer another energy alternative to Cambodia?

      


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