Communities threatened by the planned construction of three hydropower dams in Stung Treng and Ratanakkiri provinces will today submit to the Chinese Embassy a petition demanding that the embassy intervene against Chinese companies investing in the dams. The petition, to be presented in Chinese, Khmer and English, urges Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Bu Jianguo to “kindly intervene with Hydrolancang [International Energy] company to reconsider its investment on the Lower Sesan 2 hydropower dam,” which is to be built in conjunction with Cambodian conglomerate Royal Group. Recent studies have shown that the 400-MW Lower Sesan 2 in Stung Treng
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