Burma’s Govt Does the Right Thing; Activists Wonder Why – The Irrawaddy, February 15, 2012
When 200 activists in green t-shirts marched along a pristine Burma beach to protest plans for a coal plant, they expected a long, tough struggle against the powers that be. But then, something bizarre happened.
A deputy cabinet minister asked for a meeting. He listened patiently to their concerns about pollution. And then he told them the government agreed: It would halt construction of the controversial 4,000-megawatt plant on Burma’s southern panhandle…
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