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Government to call flood scheme public forums

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  • Writer: Patsara Jikkham & Aekarach Sattaburuth
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The government plans to begin public hearings on its 350-billion-baht water management and flood prevention projects next month to comply with an Administrative Court order. 

It also expects to finish drafting contracts for the projects within three months.

The Administrative Court last week ruled that the water projects are likely to cause environmental impacts and legally require public hearings and impact studies before they can be implemented.

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