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Sasin says original rationale for Mae Wong was to solve drought

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A leading environmental advocate has insisted the Mae Wong dam was originally intended to solve a water shortage, not tackle floods. 

Sueb Nakhasathien Foundation secretarygeneral Sasin Chalermlarp discusses the controversialMae Wongdamproject before a House committeeonpolitical development, media and public participation yesterday. CHANAT KATANYU

Its initial purpose was to "cope with drought, not floods", Sueb Nakhasathien Foundation secretary-general Sasin Chalermlarp told a House committee on public participation affairs yesterday.

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