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Posts Tagged ‘Impact Assessment’ (3 found)

Analysis of Environmental Impact Study on Hydropower Development of Irrawaddy River

An analysis of key recommendations in the EIA of seven dams on the Irrawaddy and its tributaries in Kachin State which was funded by China Power Investment Corporation.

July 14, 2011  •  By Burma Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China’s Assessment Calls for Burma’s Myitsone Dam to be Scrapped

China Power Investment Corporation is forging ahead with its controversial Myitsone dam in northern Burma despite its own assessment calling for the project to be cancelled […]

July 14, 2011  •  By Burma Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

KNU Update on Impacts Resulting from Hatgyi Dam Construction

On August 4th, 2009 we, the KNU, issued a statement concerning the Hatgyi dam construction project. In the statement, we called upon the countries investing in construction of the dam to withdraw their investment as the construction of the dam would cause massive damage to the environment and bring on widespread human rights violations against local populations in the form of burning down of villages, looting of property, crop destruction, killing of livestock, extortion of money, torture and killing of suspects, rape of women, forced relocation and forced labor by troops of the SPDC military dictatorship […]

February 7, 2011  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤