Surplus Electricity - But Bigger Dams Planned

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 (IPS) - Even before the problem-ridden Bakun Dam in eastern Sarawak can be completed, officials are talking of plans to build two more hydroelectric dams in the state, one of which could make Bakun look puny by comparison. Concerns over the necessity for such dams, how the surplus electricity will be used, the resettlement of indigenous people, and the 'development' of catchment areas appear to be going unheeded.
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