Krabi

Thai Community Says No To Coal

Date of Release: 
Aug 10 2015

As we've seen throughout history, when governments have failed to protect people from dangerous fossil fuel projects, citizens are forced to take desperate measures. Last month, Thai activists Prasitchai Nunuan and Akradej Chakjunda engaged in a two week long hunger strike, which only ended when Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha agreed to put the proposed 800 megawatt Krabi coal-fired power plant on hold and set up a joint committee with stakeholders to investigate the project.

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