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Anti-coal groups protest against latest NCPO order

Date of Release: 
Jan 27 2016

ANTI-COAL groups from around the country are rising up against the National Council for Peace and Order's move to allow power plants to be constructed in defiance of a city's master plan. Last Wednesday, the NCPO used power under Article 44 of the interim constitution to order an exemption to the city plan law for power plants, gas plants, water treatment facilities, garbage incinerators, landfills and recycling plants, which had been restricted to areas zoned for them on the city plan.

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Two groups bid for Krabi power project

Date of Release: 
Aug 6 2015

TWO CONSORTIA have submitted proposals to build a Bt48-billion coal-fired power plant in the southern province of Krabi, even though opponents of the project insist there is no need to build such a "polluting" power plant in the tourism-dependent province.

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