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NGOs take PM, cabinet to court over Mae Wong Dam

160 groups say project nod violated charter

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The Stop Global Warming Association Thailand will seek to nullify the cabinet's approval of the construction of Mae Wong Dam in Kamphaeng Phet province by filing a complaint today to the Central Administrative Court. 

The NGO's complaint, supported by about 160 environmental protection groups, will be filed against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the cabinet, the Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives and the director-general of the Royal Irrigation Department.

They have been accused of violating the constitution.

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