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Parties Polarized After Consultation on Laos' Don Sahong Dam

A two-day meeting in Laos regarding the construction of a 260-megawatt dam on the Lower Mekong River has left officials and the environmental communities deeply polarized. The Lao government remains determined to press ahead with the project, dismissing concerns over the dam’s impact on the Mekong Delta region. The planned Don Sahong hydropower dam, in southern Champassak province, is one of nine on the Mekong river's mainstream in Laos or near the Lao-Thai border. Laos is heavily...

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