• Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:00
    Group calls for environment bill to be scrapped and redrafted
    ACADEMICS and environmentalists have urged the prime minister to revoke and redraft the current Enhancement and Conservation of National Environmental Quality Bill, while more than 200 campaigners against the bill pledged to protest until they receive a satisfactory outcome from the government.
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  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00
    Minister boosts major flood-control projects
    Chatchai claims this year’s floods would have been worse in the absence of comprehensive water management strategies
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  • Tue, 29 Aug 2017 08:48
    Reviewers defend decision to approve Thepa plant EHIA report 
    Reviewers of the Thepa coal-fired power plant’s environmental and health impact assessment (EHIA) have defended their decision to approve the controversial report, which they deem to contain enough information to be forwarded for consideration by the National Environment Committee.
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  • Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:18
    Songkhla group vows bigger protests against power plant
    The group opposing the Thepa coal-fired power plant announced a bigger wave of protests next month against the Environmental and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) of the project.
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  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:00
    Power plant approval branded unjust
    AN ACADEMIC claims that the Environmental and Health Impact Assessment’s (EHIA) approval for the Thepa coal-fired power plant was unjust, because local people did not have a chance to present to the expert committee before a final decision was made, and because the report was inconclusive.
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  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:48
    ‘Flawed’ EHIA for Thepa coal-fired plant approved
    The Environmental and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) on the Thepa coal-fired power plant has been approved over strong objections from opposing groups.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:08
    Cabinet set to officially reject Krabi power plant assessment
    The Cabinet will consider the Environmental and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) on the Krabi coal-fired power plant project today to issue an official order for the Prime Minister’s decision to reset the EHIA study for the plan.
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  • Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:00
    Govt must come clean over Krabi coal plant
    With tensions nearing boiling point over the proposed Krabi coal-fired power plant, the prime minister has poured on cold water by ordering the restart of the Environment and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA).
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  • Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:00
    Activists wait for PM to confirm Krabi backdown
    Andaman residents don’t trust verbal deal to restart EHIA on coal power plant.
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  • Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:00
    Govt gives in to protesters’ demands to order new study of Krabi coal-fired plant
    THE GOVERNMENT has accepted demands from protesters and ordered that the Environmental and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) of the Krabi coal-fired power plant be restarted from the beginning.
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  • Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:27
    Protesters return home after Krabi power plant project suspended
    Anti coal-fired power plant protesters cheered and returned home Sunday afternoon after the government agreed to suspend construction of the Krabi coal-fired power plant pending a new Environmental and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) study and new public participation process.
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  • Fri, 25 Nov 2016 01:00
    Court delivers blow to govt plans for Mae Wong Dam
    THE CENTRAL Administrative Court yesterday ordered the government to comply fully with constitutional clauses related to public consultations and an Environment and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) before beginning construction of the planned Mae Wong Dam.
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  • Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:39
    Court delivers blow to govt plans for Mae Wong Dam
    THE CENTRAL Administrative Court Thursday ordered the government to comply fully with constitutional clauses related to public consultations and an Environment and Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) before beginning construction of the planned Mae Wong Dam. 
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  • Fri, 11 Mar 2016 01:00
    Junta order well-intentioned, but is it the right way?
    THE junta issued its latest order on Monday using Article 44 of the interim charter. It amended the environmental protection law in a bid to cut delays in the government’s investment projects caused by the environment impact assessment (EIA) process.
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  • Fri, 11 Mar 2016 01:00
    Govt defends junta order to push development projects
    THE JUNTA’S latest order looks set to speed up 62 projects as it allows key preparations for implementation pending a proper environmental impact assessment (EIA).
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