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Coal-Fired Plant in Myanmar Stokes Local Anger

2020-06-10

A Chinese-owned power plant near Myanmar’s largest coal mine has provoked anger and protests of people in Shan State. RFA spoke to villagers who live on the doorstep of the controversial Tigyit plant who say pollution is ruining their crops and endangers their health. They fear that plans to expand coal extraction in the area will only make matters worse.

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