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Cambodia's Coal-Fueled Power Plants and their Environmental Costs

ASEAN , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Cambodianess on 8 February 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was featured 

PHNOM PENH--Cambodia’s move to approve new coal-fired power plants has prompted concern about potential environmental and health costs despite the government pledging to strictly enforce environmental regulations. The Cambodian government Friday greenlighted the construction of two more coal power plants in Koh Kong and Odor Meanchey provinces, according to government spokesman Phay Siphan.  

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Date

11 February 2020

Category

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