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Toxic Waste From Burma's Largest Coal Project Could Displace 12,000

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Despite wreaking havoc on the health of local villagers and the environment, Burma's military regime is doing nothing to reduce the impact of the Tigyit power plant and mine

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Cher C (1426)
Thursday January 20, 2011, 6:34 pm

Thnx for posting hun!


Gysele van Santen (213)
Thursday January 20, 2011, 6:56 pm
noted, thnx.

patrica and edw jones (190)
Thursday January 20, 2011, 11:52 pm
Burma's Military Junta do not care one iota for the people they govern with an iron fist. Cruel and uncaring.

Alexandra Rodda (180)
Friday January 21, 2011, 2:01 am
I guess the members of the military junta do not live anywhere close to the mine, power-station or smelter. They haven't yet evolved enough to care for others. Just like the American GOP and tea-party.

Past Member (0)
Friday January 21, 2011, 10:28 am
Thanks Cal.

Josh Townsend (34)
Friday January 21, 2011, 11:21 am
Thanks Cal!

James F (5)
Friday January 21, 2011, 12:04 pm
Very depressing.

tom Booth (84)
Friday January 21, 2011, 12:21 pm
tahnks cal. love the people there- great country to sneek into. also a good movie about it beyond rangoon

Richard E Cooley (0)
Friday January 21, 2011, 8:47 pm

Justin R (0)
Friday January 21, 2011, 8:48 pm
This is extremely disturbing and sad, I feel for these poor people and the environment.
Burma is run by a brutal regime and any upraise would have devestating results for the people. Thanks to political activists Western governments and consumer boycott pressured firms such Liz Claiborne, Macy's, Eddie Bauer to stop their productions in Burma; however, oil producers Chevron (USA) and Total S.A. (French one of the largest oil &gas producers in the world) continue their operation.


Voula Hatz (24)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 2:14 am
:( Thank you

Edward Craig (20)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 9:16 pm
See, non-Westerners can pollute themselves too,

Elizabeth M (65)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 10:30 am
Thanks for this informative article Cal. Noted. I know it is not possible to stop the regime in Burma...but these Burmese people sure need help. I would like to see the movie Beyond Rangoon as mentioned above, so will be looking for it!
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