Doubts Hound World Bank-backed Dam as Its Turbines Start Up

Inter Press Service: It has been just over a week since the turbines came to life at Laos' largest hydropower project, but questions are already dogging this World Bank showpiece that marks the financial institution's return to the business of big dams. A leading environmental group has accused the Bank of failing to meet its obligations to help affected communities in the landlocked South-east Asian nation before the Nam Theun Two (NT2) project started supplying electricity to neighbouring Thailand on ......

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