On the occasion of the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) regional stakeholder forum on
the Pak Lay Hydropower Project, Save the Mekong – a coalition of non-government
organizations, community groups and concerned citizens in the Mekong region – calls for a
new Transboundary Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (TBESIA) and
Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) for the proposed Pak Lay dam due to the poor quality
of the current assessments. Pak Lay is the fourth dam on the lower Mekong mainstream in
Lao PDR and has recently commenced the MRC’s Prior Consultation procedure.
READ MORE >> StM Statement on Pak Lay assessment v20Sept18