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Opponents of Don Sahong dam call for MRC consultation

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For opponents of the Don Sahong dam project, any opportunity to halt the project hinges on the wording of the agreement that set up the Mekong River Commission (MRC). 

A year after Laos began construction on the Xayaburi hydro dam, despite alarm over fish migration and sediment flows, the Don Sahong project is raising similar fears.

To combat what they see as a new threat, environmentalists are turning to the MRC, set up in 1995 to help Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam jointly manage and develop the Mekong River.

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