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New Bangladesh Power Plant Resisted by Environmentalists

Plans for a coal-fired power plant near the Sundarbans region in Bangladesh is being fiercely resisted by several environmental groups who say the plant poses serious threats to the world's largest mangrove forest.  The government of Bangladesh insists that the 1,320 megawatt power plant, once it is built in Rampal, off the northern edge of the Sundarbans, would cause no harm to the forest, which is recognized by the UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site. Prime Minister...

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