Date of Release:
Jul 22 2015
In a statement, he said the ministry welcomed the protesters’ three demands: to cancel the environmental impact assessment report, to definitely postpone the August 5 bid, and to form a joint committee.
He also insisted that the project is implemented accordingly to environmental laws.
"The clean-coal power plant, to replace an old lignite-fired power plant, is to ensure sufficient power supply under the Power Development Plan 2015, particularly for the South," he said.