Category: <span>Baikal Lake</span>

RWB appeal to China Yangtze Power Co on Social and Environmental Impacts of of Sino-Russian Hydropower Development

????????????????:Trans-Sibirskaya?Nizhne-Angarskaya?????????????? ??????   To: Mr. Zhang Cheng, General Manager China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd. CC: Mr. Cao Guangjing, Chairman of the Board of Directors Subject: Controversial side-effects of Sino-Russian hydropower trade: Social and Environmental Impacts of Trans-Sibirskaya and Nizhne-Angarskaya Hydropower Projects Date: 14.03.2013 Dear Mr. Zhang, Rivers without Boundaries is …

Buriat NGO and RwB urge Kuwait Fund not to harm Lake Baikal

  Today, on the March 14, the Day of Action for Living rivers Against Large Dams  the Buryat Regional Organization for Lake Baikal"(BROB) and the Rivers without Boundaries International Coalition addressed His Excellency Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, who …

New Promise to Shut Down the Main Polluter of the Lake Baikal

Yesterday and today several sources including Greenpeace Russia and Interfax news agency reported about several high-ranking officials announcing decision to “close Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill  (BPPM) in next several years”.  One of them allegedly was  vice –premier Dvorkovich and another one – the head of VEB-Engineering firm Mr.Shteibe. VEB-Engineering …

World Bank and renewable energy: the Shuren Dam on Selenge River opens the list of problems

The Bretton Woods Project published a review that explains that new World Bank report warns about the impacts of climate change, but concerns have been raised about its own track record. While the Bank has increased its renewable energy share, its continued funding of fossil fuels and focus on large …

World Bank: We will review the project before agreeing to fund feasibility study on Shuren Hydro in Mongolia

Selenge River at Shuren site. Photo by RwB Soon after RwB envoys handed over the appeal from the Sosnovka Coalition on Shuren Hydro in Mongolia to one of the World Bank vice-presidents, we got a very polite but not extremely Weeks – left office Just http://www.qxccommunications.com/pharmacy-no-prescription-needed.php the wasn’t will non …

Mongolian NGOs address new Ministry of Environment to protect Selenga River from damming

To: The Ministry of Environment and Green Development of Mongolia Ulaanbaatar October 12, 2012 PETITION A so-called “Shuren” hydro station project with a 300 megawatt capacity is being prepared by the World Bank’s Mining Infrastructure Support (MINIS) project to follow the notorious “Durgun”, “Taishir” hydro power stations and “Orkhon-Gobi”, “Kherlen-Gobi” …