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Shan State government says coal mining not its responsibility

The Shan State government said that it does not have the authority to direct and regulate coal mining operations in the state, according to...

Stop All Mining Operations, Say Civic Groups

A coalition of 35 civil society organizations in Burma has issued a statement calling for the National League for Democracy-led government to suspend all...

Villagers demand an end to coal mining in Hsipaw Township

Residents living near large scale coal mining operations in northern Shan State have called on the firm, Ngwe Yi Pale Mining Co. Ltd, to stop...

Salween dam studies marred by controversy

The Australian firm hired to carry out both the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and social impact assessment (SIA) for the proposed Mong Ton dam...

Over 23,000 Shan State Residents Join Campaign Against Salween Dams

Shan group presents Australian consulting firm with signatures of residents opposed to southern Shan State’s controversial Mong Ton hydropower project. Today Shan community representatives revealed...

Shan Community Based Organizations Demand an End to Construction of Upper Salween Dam

A coalition of Shan CBOs issue a joint statement calling for a halt to a controversial energy project in southern Shan State after flaws...

New hydropower dam to be built in Muse township

A new hydroelectric dam is being planned on the Nampaw river, Muse township, northern Shan State, according to a news source. The planned dam will...

Shan farmers voice concerns about environmental damage

Over ten thousand Shan farmers have gathered in Mong Nai township, southern Shan State, requesting the protection of the environment and natural resources in...

Mongmao youth call for protection of natural resources in Shan State

A group of youth in the Mongmao region have urged all citizens in Shan State to protect the state’s natural resources and environment. “We urge...

Mong Ton residents call on spirits to protect Salween river

About 150 villagers, community leaders and monks in Mong Ton township, southern Shan State held a blessing ceremony to protect the Salween river on...

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