Row over Malaysia hydropower plans

As government aims to build 12 new dams, environmentalists say existing ones already produce enough electricity.

    Environmental activists want Malaysia to stop building 12 more hydroelectric dams. The government says the dams are crucial for generating much needed power.

    However, critics say existing dams already produce more than enough electricity. Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Sarawak in eastern Malaysia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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