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Pongsak to hear Krabi plant fears

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Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal is planning a visit to the proposed location of a new coal-fired power plant in Krabi to listen to the concerns of communities. 

"I will go to see what they are worried about before deciding whether to move forward with that location," he said.

Under an Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) plan, the plant will have a capacity of 800 megawatts. The process has entered the public hearing stage.

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