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China to build $17B worth of dams in Indonesian Borneo

Mongabay: Two Chinese companies – China Power Investment Corporation and Anhui Conch Cement – will invest $17 billion in dams in North Kalimantan, Indonesia’s newest province located on the island of Borneo, reports the Jakarta Globe. The Indonesian government granted permission for the project on the Tayan River late last month. Indonesia‚Äôs Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Jero Wacik said the first phase of the project will break ground next year Continue reading

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World’s most controversial dam, Brazil’s Belo Monte, back on

Mongabay: A recent injunction against controversial dam, Belo Monte, in Brazil has been overturned, allowing the first phase of construction to go ahead. The ruling by a higher court argued that not all environmental conditions must be met on the dam in order for construction to start Continue reading

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