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Laos Split Over Mekong River Dam Construction

The Laos government has been sharply rebuked by regional governments and environmentalists for ignoring their concerns and pressing ahead with plans to construct yet another dam on the Mekong River. In southern Laos’ Don Det, local communities share many of those concerns, but not everybody is against the dam at nearby Don Sahong. In the isolated communities of the Four Thousands Islands, which straddle the Mekong River in Southern Laos, talk about the $600 million damming of the Don...

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