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Sold Downriver: Thailand, Laos Accused of Dam Lies

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Tensions are rising again over the proposed Thai-funded Xayaburi Dam project in Laos.

Last December in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the Mekong River Commission Council, representing Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand, debated the 1,260-megawatt dam’s future. Delegates decided that a fuller study of the dam’s impact was needed before further development.