Public Statement - Lower Sesan 2 Dam: Release of Information on Project Redesign and New EIA

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

We are a group of civil society organizations working to protect communities and the environment in Cambodia and the Mekong region. We are extremely concerned about severe environmental impacts, including transboundary impacts in neighbouring countries, resulting from the Lower Sesan 2 (LS2) hydropower dam in Stung Treng Province, Cambodia. 

Recent reports have alluded to significant alterations to the design of the LS2 dam, aimed at reducing the impacts of the project.  However, no information has been made available to affected communities and the public regarding the proposed design changes, mitigation measures, or the operation plans for these measures. 

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