Livestock Epidemic May Be Linked to Theun-Hinboun Dam

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Canadian PhD student Keith Barney writes to Theun-Hinboun Power Company (THPC) to highlight a livestock epidemic that occurred in Ban Pak Vang, a village located along the Hinboun River, in August 2006. The epidemic may be linked to increased flooding as a result of the dam. Read the letter and THPC's response.

More information: 
  • Read the report by Keith Barney on Ban Pak Veng, a village affected by the Theun-Hinboun Hydropower Project and eucalyptus plantations developed by BGA-Oji Laos Plantation Forestry Ltd.