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Georgian activists mobilizing against new dam projects

By Natia Kuprashvili / Environment News Service The Georgian authorities are promising that 15 new hydroelectric power stations will create thousands of jobs and improve energy provision, but environmentalists and residents of the villages to be flooded have voiced strong objections. At least 20 villages are expected to be submerged by the reservoirs created by … Continue reading Georgian activists mobilizing against new dam projects